the perils of climate migration: a cautionary tale from louisiana

the perils of climate migration: a cautionary tale from louisiana
Date: April 04, 2018
Author: Jacques.Berry
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Once a sprawling island, Isle de Jean Charles today is a mere sliver of what it used to be, more than 98 percent of its land has been swept into the Gulf of Mexico over the past 60 years by an increase in severe storms and rising seas. It's why the tiny community was awarded the first-of-its-kind $48.3 million federal grant in 2016 to resettle further inland.