Author: Christopher Johnston

State has plan to save oyster industry

In my last post, Leading journalist says Plaquemines is dying, we looked at how the oyster fisherman in Plaquemines are going to potentially be put out of business by the proposed diversions that are part of the state’s master plan.…

A Trifecta of Hazards for New Orleans

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Sea-level rise, increasing temperatures, and stronger hurricanes Since Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville founded the City of New Orleans in 1718, the water that surrounds the city has defined its very existence. With changes brought on by global warming that…