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Louisiana institute, Dutch research group launch partnership to study water issues

Jul 10, 2017

Long before the first European explorers set foot on the Louisiana coast, residents of what is now the Netherlands already were dealing with problems ...

Lost Near Sea

Jul 3, 2017

Imagine a coastal community slowly swallowed up by the water that provides its way of life. This is what Earl Armstrong, a resident of Venice, Louisia...

These are the most vulnerable communities in Louisiana's coastal parishes

Jun 28, 2017

Louisiana's land loss and vulnerability to storms threaten communities across the coast. But in addition to geographic challenges, the effects of the ...

Coastal Research To Be Funded With BP Settlement Money

Jun 23, 2017

Much of the money the state plans to get through the BP oil spill settlement will go toward big construction projects -- building barrier islands and ...

Louisiana scientists, students to share $2.5 million in BP spill fine money

Jun 23, 2017

Louisiana university scientists and students will use most of $2.5 million in grant money over two years to conduct research aimed at assisting the st...

Meet the mastermind behind Louisiana's plan to rebuild land

Jun 20, 2017

LAKE CHARLES - On a cement platform below the I-10 bridge, Ehab Meselhe pulled a jug of muddy water out of an unassuming metal box. The box held water...

Louisiana coast sinking 50 percent faster than thought, new study says

Jun 15, 2017

Land along Louisiana's coastline is sinking 50 percent faster than was estimated just two years ago, according to a new map published Wednesday (June ...

Making Waves: Building A Water Management Mecca

Jun 15, 2017

For all its high-tech sheen, California’s Silicon Valley sprouted from a modest military investment in radio technology—and grew into a global technol...

Predicting flood locations, depths, is aim of new computer simulation

Jun 6, 2017

When a big rain is forecast, south Louisiana braces for flooding. But exactly where the flooding will occur is harder to predict.Now, however, a team ...

Experts focus on coastal restoration

May 26, 2017

A regional coastal advocacy group held its annual meeting today and hosted coastal scientists, industry professionals and others to talk about what th...

Coastal advocacy group to host annual meeting

May 18, 2017

Tickets are available for a local coastal advocacy group’s annual meeting that will focus on coastal issues and the future of regional industries and ...

Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette Area People in Business for April 23, 2017

Apr 23, 2017

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center has named Jason Rogers as assistant vice president of nursing, responsible for the nursing units within t...