Louisiana’s Vanishing Island: America’s First Climate Refugees

Louisiana’s Vanishing Island: America’s First Climate Refugees
Date: February 02, 2017
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Residents of a Louisiana island are among the first American climate refugees. Encroaching water is forcing them off the land they have lived on for generations. Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, has been inhabited by tribal communities since the Trail of Tears era.