Isle de Jean Charles

  • July 30, 2016  

    Isle de Jean Charles in Louisiana has lost 98 percent of its land to coastal erosion caused by sinking land and exacerbated by rising seas and increased storm surges. The tribal community that lives there will be the first to receive federal tax dollars to help them relocate in response to climate change. Hari Sreenivasan reports. Continue reading

  • June 1, 2012    

    In collaboration with Louisiana Public Broadcasting, the PBS NewsHour examines the vanishing coastline of Louisiana and the effect it’s having on the native tribes who live there. This report is part of our series Coping with Climate Change. Continue reading