2018 Election Road Trip
This story was reported during our election road trip to states across the country ahead of the 2018 midterms. Check out all of our election coverage.
Florida's Apalachicola River is one of its most important. It starts hundreds of miles north of Atlanta as the Chattahoochee River, before heading through Florida and bringing its fresh water all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. Its rich estuaries are among North America's most diverse — but scientists, researchers and people in the oyster industry say the ecosystem and life in the Apalachicola region are under serious threat.
Here & Now's Robin Young reports from Apalachicola, Florida.
This segment aired on October 25, 2018.