Scientists visiting the Chandeleur Islands recently discovered more evidence of sea turtles, following a surprising nesting season on Louisiana’s most remote spot 75 miles east of New Orleans.
A New Orleans nonprofit and Tulane University researchers are using mounds of pulverized glass to try to slow down coastal land loss.
State officials attribute their return to the barrier islands southeast of mainland Louisiana to efforts to restore the coastal habitat.
Our coastline is the first line of defense against powerful Gulf storms. Restoring our coast from the dangers of erosion is both a necessary investment in Louisiana today, and in our future.