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Sometimes the most dangerous things are so small you can’t see them with the naked eye. A tiny insect is currently killing marsh cane at an alarming rate and threatening to undo nearly a decade of coastal restoration and land-building in the Mississippi River Delta....

It’s that wonderful, magical and thrilling time of year again: Mardi Gras. Although Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, we refer to it as an entire season of events. This celebration dates back centuries to pagan celebrations of fertility and the season of spring....

The 2017 rewrite of Louisiana’s $50 billion, 50-year plan for coastal restoration and hurricane storm surge protection, and the $644 million budget for its fiscal 2018 projects were both approved this year. These bills are necessary to ensure that Louisiana’s coast remains to thrive and...

As most are aware, the Atlantic hurricane season is moving along mercilessly this year. In just four months, the 2017 season has seen 11 named storms, six named hurricanes, and three major hurricanes- Harvey, Irma, and Jose. With these and more major storms likely forming,...

Here in Louisiana, we are prone to flooding. Amphibious architecture refers to buildings that sit on dry land like ordinary buildings, except when there is a flood in which case they are capable of rising and floating on the surface until the floodwater recedes. There...