Coastal Restoration

Neaux Reel Idea: RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE Review

By Bill Arceneaux – Lead Content Writer For the elder Thomas Gonzalez – self-proclaimed “Last Gonzalez on Delacroix Island” – hunting the Nutria rodents is more than just a way to pay bills; It’s an affirmation of personal philosophy. He is among the many men and women who trap, kill and fish off the land…

August 7, 2018
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No Distractions, Just Diversions

By Daniel Achee – Contributing Writer We’ve caged the mighty Mississippi. The Mississippi has a 200-year delta cycle, slowly slithering from the Atchafalaya to her current mouth while depositing sediment at the various subdeltas in between. This process helps to counteract natural erosion by creating new fertile land. Naturally, the river will deposit sediment at…

August 3, 2018
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Signs of Change: Watching the Caribbean

By Adam Albaari – Contributing Writer There are tectonic geopolitical plates shifting all over the world. The refugee crisis in Europe is permanently changing demographics on that continent.  There are growing disputes over Islands all over East Asia between emerging global powers, and the beginnings of serious climate-change related population displacement are being felt all…

August 1, 2018
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February 1, 2068

By Nolan Storey – Editor in Chief / Contributing Writer I wake up to familiar noises.  Banging, metal crunching against metal.  Men, yelling orders to each other frantically.  The incessant beeping and metallic swerving of the cranes.  My small room quakes periodically when the cranes are directly overhead.  Sighing, I shake the sleep from my…

August 1, 2018
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A Canary in the Coal Mine – Isle de Jean Charles

By Daniel Achee _____ When we discuss coastal land loss, we tend to speak solely in terms of quantity of land lost. An area the size of New Orleans is lost every 7 years (an acre of land every hour)—a vast amount of land is being lost, but still, land is not the most precious…

July 1, 2018
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