Researcher collects a soil sample in the field to be analyzed in the lab for soil carbon. Credit: Andres Rodriguez Characterized by alligators, airboats, and catfish, the Everglades is a region of swampy wetlands in southern Florida. In addition to the area’s role in Florida’s tourism industry, the Everglades play a significant part in protecting our environment—through carbon sequestration. Over a quarter of the Everglades are encompassed in the Everglades Agricultural Area. The Everglades […]