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Coping with Climate Change: Louisiana's Vanishing Coast

WHAT'S LEFT

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WHAT'S LEFT

Isle de Jean Charles used to be 11 miles long and 5 miles wide, but it has been eroding over the last half century. Now it is less than 2 miles long and a quarter-mile wide.

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

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