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  • It might look pretty stable, but it isn't. Doesn't really look like it's going anywhere, but it is--in fact, an area the size of a football field disappears every forty-five minutes. That's an absolutely ridiculous rate. And it's not just land. It's invaluable protection from hurricanes. It's home to thousands of migratory birds, fish, otters, alligators, plants, insects, and many other species. It's home to thousands of humans as well. It represents 40% of the U.S. seafood industry. It's a way of life unique to our country, like nowhere else in the world.

    I don't want it to be gone.
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