Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 21, 2013
Live chat Tuesday: Talk to Bob Marshall about challenges facing coastal Louisiana
By Steve Myers, The Lens (New Orleans). May 20, 2013.
“Last week, WWNO-FM started to air a series on the crisis facing the Louisiana coast, reported by The Lens’ Bob Marshall and produced by WWNO’s Fred Kasten. The stories lay out the causes of Louisiana’s coastal loss and what can be done to reverse it…” (Read more)
Louisiana wetlands experts search for answers in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta
By Benjamin Alexander-Bloch, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). May 20, 2013.
“The Louisiana-based America’s WETLAND Foundation and Vietnam National University are holding the Deltas 2013 Vietnam conference this week in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The conference, expected to host about 300 wetlands experts from around the world, will allow Louisiana and Vietnam representatives to share best practices and ideas to help save the Mississippi and Mekong deltas, two river systems that suffer from similar problems, including dramatic land loss…” (Read more)
Louisiana Wetlands Experts Exchanging Ideas At Vietnam Conference
By Eileen Fleming, WWNO (New Orleans). May 21, 2013.
“Members of the America’s Wetland Foundation are in Vietnam this week to collaborate on river management. Dutch experts are also participating…” (Read more)