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Losing Ground

Southeast Louisiana is Disappearing, Quickly

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.

Reporting From the Youngest Land in the World

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

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