Everglades Report Card

This report card evaluates everglades ecohealth from 2013 - 2017.

Overall the Everglades are in moderate health, scoring 45%.

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0-20%   Very Poor
These regions or indicators are extremely vulnerable and are unable to provide ecosystem function. Essential ecological functions are extremely degraded and unsustainable.
20-40%   Poor
These regions or indicators are highly vulnerable and are struggling to provide ecosystem function. Essential ecological functions are highly degraded and unsustainable.
40-60%   Fair
These regions or indicators are vulnerable to further ecological degradation and provide minimal ecosystem function. Essential ecological functions are degraded and unsustainable.
60-80%   Good
These regions or indicators are slightly vulnerable, but are maintaining ecosystem function. Essential ecological functions are somewhat sustainable.
80-100%   Very Good
These regions or indicators are minimally vulnerable and are maintaining high ecosystem function. Essential ecological functions are sustainable.

The 2019 System Status Report is now available.

This report goes into more detail about the science behind the report card scores.