PBS NewsHour

Louisiana Fishermen Pioneer Floating Architecture

Clip: 06/04/2012 | 4m 1s

For more on this story go to http://www.pbs.org/newshour/topic/climate-change/ The fishing community on Old River in Louisiana is in a flood-prone area. In order to maintain their homes, many of the residents have mobilized to devise an innovative solution: turning their homes into floating rafts. Also known as "amphibious," the houses usually stay grounded, but float when the water rises.

Aired: 06/04/12

Rating: NR

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