Hurricanes and Louisiana Wetlands NPR's John Burnett in New Iberia, La., reports how major hurricanes such as Lili this week are destroying the fragile wetlands ecology along the Gulf coast. Biologists warn the wetlands being lost to storms and global warming are twice the size of the Everglades.
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NPR's John Burnett in New Iberia, La., reports how major hurricanes such as Lili this week are destroying the fragile wetlands ecology along the Gulf coast. Biologists warn the wetlands being lost to storms and global warming are twice the size of the Everglades.