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Coping with Climate Change: Louisiana's Vanishing Coast

STAY OR GO?

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STAY OR GO?

Many lifelong residents made the difficult choice to leave after storms and flooding often overwhelmed the island in recent decades. Now fewer than 30 families still live there.

See more about Isle de Jean Charles in the film "Can't Stop the Water".

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