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Sediment diversions may not be enough to save us

  It has been reported by the NY Times that a the soon-to-released United Nations climate change report predicts that global sea-levels could rise more than three feet by the end of the century. This comes on the heels of

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State has plan to save oyster industry

In my last post, Leading journalist says Plaquemines is dying, we looked at how the oyster fisherman in Plaquemines are going to potentially be put out of business by the proposed diversions that are part of the state’s master plan.

Leading journalist says Plaquemines is dying

Plaquemines Parish sits on a 100-mile long spit of land that juts out into the Gulf Mexico like the barb on the head of a Louisiana brown shrimp. In just the past few years, it’s been battered by three hurricanes

A Trifecta of Hazards for New Orleans

Sea-level rise, increasing temperatures, and stronger hurricanes Since Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville founded the City of New Orleans in 1718, the water that surrounds the city has defined its very existence. With changes brought on by global warming that

Two Economic Engines for Louisiana: Oil and Fisheries

On Oct. 23, 2012 published an article saying that two years after the White House lifted it’s deepwater drilling moratorium, the number of drilling permits issued lead experts to believe that soon oil-production will exceed pre-spill levels. According to