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Coping with Climate Change: Louisiana's Vanishing Coast

FIGHTING TO STAY

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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

FIGHTING TO STAY

Many native residents on Isle de Jean Charles are defending their right to live on the island. No one has forced them to move, but the island has been left out of all state levee-protection plans, making the future uncertain for those who choose to stay.

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

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