In Louisiana, Rebuilding Mother Nature’s Storm Protection: A ‘Living Coast’

In Louisiana, Rebuilding Mother Nature’s Storm Protection: A ‘Living Coast’

By Jesse Hardman

Officials hope an ambitious plan to divert the Mississippi River will revitalize the wetlands that are a natural buffer against storms and floods. Opponents say the changes will upset local habitats.

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