Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 13, 2014
Our Views: Our coast under threat
Editorial by The New Orleans Advocate. May 12, 2014.
“While there are those who for various reasons believe climate science is either wrong or overstated in terms of its effects, the consensus is against that minority view…” (read more)
NASA spots worrisome Antarctic ice sheet melt
By the Associated Press. May 13, 2014.
“Alarmed scientists say that means even more sea level rise than they figured. The worrisome outcomes won’t be seen soon…” (read more)
Scientists Warn of Rising Oceans From Polar Melt
By Justin Gillis and Kenneth Chang, The New York Times. May 12, 2014.
“Those six glaciers alone could cause the ocean to rise four feet as they disappear, Dr. Rignot said, possibly within a couple of centuries…” (read more)
With hurricane season approaching, West Bank levee authority employees receive pep talk
By Andrea Shaw, The Times-Picayune. May 12, 2014.
“West Bank levee authority employees were thanked for their work during their annual appreciation day…” (read more)
Why Clean Water Means Liberty
By Hal Herring, Field & Stream. May 12, 2014.
“The principle is clean water and clean air, healthy wetlands and floodplains, native grasslands and forests, and, simply stated, dirt — the truest wealth of nations…” (read more)
How an Email Can Help Save Wetlands
By Bob Marshall, Field & Stream. May 12, 2014.
“The Clean Water Act has been under a serious attack for almost a decade. It started back in the early 2000s…” (read more)