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Can The Mississippi Delta Survive Rising Seas?

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Can The Mississippi Delta Survive Rising Seas?

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Can The Mississippi Delta Survive Rising Seas?

Can The Mississippi Delta Survive Rising Seas?

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Reporting in Nature Geoscience, two coastal scientists write that rising sea levels, combined with slow Mississippi Delta growth, could drown the Louisiana coast by 2100. Delta expert Ivor van Heerden, who is not involved with the research, discusses the findings.