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A Louisiana Tribe Is Now Officially A Community Of Climate Refugees

Deep in the bayous of Louisiana, about 80 miles southwest of New Orleans, lies the Isle de Jean Charles, a tiny swath of land that’s all but vanished into the Gulf of Mexico.
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