The people of Isle de Jean Charles aren't the country's first climate refugees

The people of Isle de Jean Charles aren't the country's first climate refugees
Date: April 05, 2017
Author: Jacques.Berry
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Isle de Jean Charles is endangered for the same reasons that much of coastal Louisiana has become part of the Gulf of Mexico: The land is sinking, river levees are preventing it from being replenished, oil and gas drilling accelerated erosion--and on top of that, seas are rising.