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Coping with Climate Change: Louisiana's Vanishing Coast

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ON OPEN WATERLOSING GROUNDANCESTORS WASHED AWAYWHAT IS LOSTWHAT'S LEFTFIGHTING TO STAYUNCERTAIN FUTUREDETERMINED TO STAYFLOODED AND STRANDEDSTAY OR GO?NOT WORTH LEVEESA TRIBE AT RISKGHOST FORESTSPIPELINES TO THE GULF

NOT WORTH LEVEES

For communities on the Gulf Coast where it is not considered cost-effective to include in levee-protection systems, the state plans to offer protection in the form of "non-structural" measures including home elevation and floodproofing.

Read the story: Native Lands Wash Away as Sea Levels Rise

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