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May 31, 2019
31
May

Pew Trusts: Four Types of Coastal Habitats and Why They Matter

Mangroves, seagrass, salt marshes, and coral reefs sustain ocean life and help mitigate climate change Coastal habitats—areas both along and close to marine shorelines—are vital ecosystems. They help mitigate the impacts of climate change, for example by storing carbon and buffering the effects of floods and storms, and provide a range of other services, including...
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31
May

The Advocate: Pictures show swollen Mississippi River near LSU, Trump declares emergency in Louisiana

The Baton Rouge Police Department shared bird’s-eye view images Thursday night (May 30) showing the swollen Mississippi River encroaching on the levee near LSU’s campus. The agency posted the photos the same day President Donald Trump declared an emergency in Louisiana allowing for federal assistance for those impacted by river flooding in certain parishes. Read...
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