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Louisiana Wetlands

Restoring Louisiana's Coast Will Require Restoring Its Democracy -- Governor Jindal Is Trying to Undermine Both

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 06.16.2014 | Green
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

A Louisiana elected official once said "the flag of Texaco flies over the Louisiana State Capitol." Right now that flag is flapping in the face of every citizen.

Flood Board Sues Oil And Gas Industry Over Eroding Wetlands

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and KEVIN McGILL | Posted 09.23.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The oil and gas industry has cost Louisiana hundreds of thousands acres of coastal land that serve as a natural buffer against flo...

PHOTOS: Nutria: The New Guilt-Free Fur

Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alden Wicker

What do you get when you combine fashion, New Orleans whimsy, and a semi-aquatic rodent of unusual size? You get the Nutria-Palooza, an exceedingly s...

New Orleans' Hurricane-Protecting Wetlands Could Be Restored With Sewage

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What Hurricane Katrina and many other hurricanes have told us is that wetlands are on the coastlines for a reason -- they act as a vital buffer protec...

Gulf Restoration

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Everyone wants to make amends to coastal Louisiana, but it is best not to do so by trying to replicate nature. Better to facilitate the opportunity for nature to run her course.