A Scene of Sugar Cane Processing from Belle Glade, Florida

A sugar cane farm’s transportation operation includes a truck that carries the cane from the field to the refinery. In the background of this video you will see the smoke from the factory, which is powered by the burning of “bagasse,” which is the leftover material of the plant after the sugar has been extracted.… Continue reading A Scene of Sugar Cane Processing from Belle Glade, Florida

The Everglades Karst and Solution Holes Expose Hidden Freshwater Springs

The Everglades contain an underground maze of tunnels through the limestone with clusters opening along the major sloughs that help transport fresh water from Lake Okeechobee through to the Florida Keys. The natural Florida landscape is full of sinkholes, caves, and solution holes where the underground waters of the Floridan and Biscayne Aquifers issue forth… Continue reading The Everglades Karst and Solution Holes Expose Hidden Freshwater Springs