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Losing Ground

Scientists say one of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation’s history—the rapid land loss occurring in the Mississippi Delta—is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion. ProPublica and The Lens explore why it’s happening and what we’ll all lose if nothing is done to stop it. More »

The state hopes to save its rapidly disappearing coastline with a 50-year, $50 billion plan based on science that’s never been tested and money it doesn’t have. What could go wrong? More »

How we got aerial photographs for our project on Louisiana’s effort to save its southeastern coast. More »

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How we got aerial photographs for our project on Louisiana’s effort to save its southeastern coast.

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