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Coping with Climate Change: Louisiana's Vanishing Coast

A TRIBE AT RISK

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A TRIBE AT RISK

Chief Albert Naquin of the Isle de Jean Charles band of the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw worries for the fate of his tribe as more members move away from the island. He hopes he can secure a piece of land for the tribe to move to, but funding is a major obstacle.

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

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