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River diversions can build new, storm-resistant land

Aug 28, 2017
        

 



Restoring the flow of fresh water and sediment from the Mississippi River can rebuild the state’s protective wetlands, making them more resilient to looming threats from storms, according to a new...

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“To some extent Louisiana is a little bit of a window to the future,” Alex Kolker, professor of earth sciences at Tulane University, said. “This is not something limited to Louisiana, it’s something that people around the country are likely to feel in the years ahead.”