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Wetlander's Pick of the Posts Ten Years After Katrina, Here’s What’s Happening to Louisiana’s Coastline

By Peter Moskowitz – Vice News – August 27, 2015
It’s been ten years since Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, crippling New Orleans and highlighting America’s vulnerability to natural disaster. In the aftermath, a central question has been whether New Orleans — and other areas along the coast — can be rebuilt better, stronger, and more equitably. But with coastal development swallowing up wetlands, canal dredging by oil and gas companies ruining coastlines, and global warming pushing up sea levels, Gulf Coast residents are wondering whether the land on which they live will continue to exist at all. For full story, click here.

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