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By Roby Chavez
A new United Nations climate report paints a dire picture of the Gulf of Mexico’s future, warning that sea level rise poses an existential threat for much of coastal Louisiana, including almost 7,000 residents near the bayou communities of Barataria,…
Americans who live along coastlines are watching their land disappear and property threatened as climate change causes sea levels to rise. While homeowners often rely on expensive seawalls and bulkheads to slow the erosion, a growing number are building “living…
By Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo and John Upton, Climate Central
In the last 60 years, the community on Isle de Jean Charles in Louisiana has lost 98 percent of their island.
By News Desk
NOVA’s new series “Making North America” looks at how the continent morphed into what it is today. And on tonight’s program, Kirk Johnson, director Kirk Johnson, director of Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, discusses how so much of the…
By Joshua Barajas
By PBS NewsHour
Ten years ago, the levees and flood walls meant to protect New Orleans failed against the force of Hurricane Katrina. Since the catastrophe, roughly $14 billion have been spent to upgrade the city's storm defenses. But is that sufficient? William…
The Sand Engine restores sand to the beach with minimal environmental impact.
Interview with Torbjorn Tornqvist, Tulane University on sea level rise and subsidence…
Even though the blown-out BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico has been permanently sealed, Louisiana is continuing its battle against another environmental challenge: coastal erosion. Tom Bearden reports.
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