September 21, 2017
The Advocate - “Winding from one corner of the warehouse to the other, the trough of the Mississippi River dominates the gigantic but still dry model of southeast Louisiana. But by peering closer, visitors can see the ripples of other…
August 16, 2017
Federal money for local coastal projects may be not be cut after all.
August 15, 2017
WVUE - In the Honey Island Swamp, feral hogs gobble up vegetation and prey on tiny critters.
August 10, 2017
The coast of Louisiana is sinking, drowning and being blown away at a rate that exceeds any other coastline in the United States. The state accounts for 40% of the nation’s wetlands but 80% of its wetland losses.
August 10, 2017
CPRA must determine which projects to build when, coordinate permitting and engineering and design timelines, and then factor in the length of construction to draw a map of the financial needs of the agency. Along the way these project schedules…
August 2, 2017
On June 2, the state legislature passed the 2017 Louisiana Coastal Master Plan. The third revision of the plan since 2007, this version calls for 124 projects to be created that will build or maintain 800 square miles of land.
July 27, 2017
(WVUE) - Researchers studying proposed sediment diversions on the Mississippi River will have a giant new tool soon, a 90 x 120 foot physical model of the river and the delta it built.
July 20, 2017
waltonfamilyfoundation.org, Kyle Peterson -- Imagine if your state was suffering the world’s highest rate of land loss, with coastal wetlands rapidly disappearing, leaving communities more vulnerable to large storms – all the while facing the start of another hurricane season…
July 12, 2017
Many studies say capturing Mississippi River sand through diversions is key to rebuilding Louisiana’s vanishing coast. But a new study in the open-access journal Earth Surface Dynamics of an old levee breach, or crevasse, along Bayou Lafourche indicates that mud,…
July 11, 2017
Leaders of The Water Institute of the Gulf and Deltares were joined by Governor John Bel Edwards in announcing an agreement to leverage their tools and applied research capabilities to create a powerful scientific collaboration that readily competes in the…