Without major efforts to rebuild Louisiana’s wetlands, particularly in the westernmost part of the state, there is little chance that the coast will be able to withstand the accelerating rate of sea-level
Severe thunderstorms barreled through the Southeast on Tuesday, dropping multiple tornadoes in southern Louisiana, one of which did major damage to communities in east New Orleans — among the areas devastated
Tropical Storm Lee crawled onto southern Louisiana’s coast today as New Orleans prepared for one of the biggest tests of its flood defences since Hurricane Katrina devastated the city in 2005. The National Hurricane Center said Lee’s centre was about 125 miles west-southwest of New Orleans, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph at around 11 am EDT, and tropical storm-force winds extending 275 miles.
Shrimp, crab, oysters, alligators, birds, snakes, people -- all have ties to the US state's Barataria Bay.