Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Sept. 15, 2014
Univ. of Florida study says BP oil spill led to $585 million in recreational fishing losses, newspaper reports
By Jennifer Larino, The Times-Picayune. Sept. 15, 2014.
“A new study by researchers at the University of Florida and several other partners estimates…” (read more)
Local projects can advance
By The Houma Courier. Sept. 14, 2014.
“The state’s Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority held a meeting last week in Houma…” (read more)
La. coastal jobs in high demand of qualified workers
By WAFB (New Orleans, La.). Sept. 13, 2014.
“Job opportunities are available if you want to work to protect the Louisiana coastal wetlands…” (read more)
Striking before and after photos show the slow recovery in New Orleans in the years after Hurricane Katrina hit
By The Daily Mail. Sept. 14, 2014.
“Striking photos have emerged of the ongoing recovery in New Orleans in the years…” (read more)
Baton Rouge siblings honored for helping marine animals affected by BP oil spill
By The Advocate. Sept. 15, 2014.
“A brother and sister from Baton Rouge who created a website to help marine animals…” (read more)
Restore estuaries to help coastal communities prepare for climate change
Letter to the Editor by Jeff Benoit, The Washington Post. Sept. 12, 2014.
“The World Meteorological Organization’s recent report noted a diminishing ability…” (read more)