Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 04, 2015

03.04.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Why do we measure wetlands loss in football fields?
By Jesse Hardman, WWNO. March 03, 2015
“What happens when you combine the most popular sport in the U.S. with one of the most dire environmental situations in the country? The catchy analogy that a football field sized piece of Louisiana coastal wetlands is lost every half-hour.” (Read More)

At pivotal moment in region’s history,| The Times-Picayune launches Future of New Orleans project
The Times-Picayune. March 03, 2015
“The Future of New Orleans project will cover the region’s challenges and opportunities, including: how we grow our economy; how the population is changing; how to improve schools and teaching; solving our crime problem and the poverty that is intertwined with it; how we care for the sick and prevent disease, and how the new hospital corridor figures in our health care; keeping the city’s treasured culture alive and growing it; fostering our sports economy; saving our coast, protecting our environment and keeping us safe from floods.” (Read More)