Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Dec. 10, 2013
Inside Report: Finding the lost Bayou Bienvenu [sic] Wetland Triangle
By Amy Wold, The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.). Dec. 10, 2013.
“…The signs are a project from the Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development, the Environmental Defense Fund, the National Wildlife Federation, the National Audubon Society, the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana and the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, all joined by universities and other organizations over the years in studying and working on wetland restoration and awareness…” (read more)
Study says U.S. can’t keep up with loss of ecologically-sensitive wetlands
By Darrel Fears, The Washington Post. Dec. 8, 2013.
“Over a four-year span, the United States lost more than 360,000 acres of freshwater and saltwater wetlands to fierce storms, sea-level rise and booming development along the coasts, according to a newly released federal study…” (read more)