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Pelican flies over dead mangrove trees that remain on a barrier island off the coast of Plaquimes Parish known to locals as Cat Island. The island was a bird rookery before the BP oil spill. The spill killed the roots of many of the trees hastening coastal erosion.
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Cat Island and other Barrier Islands, BP Oil Spill, Plaquemines Barrier Islands
Pelican flies over dead mangrove trees that remain on a barrier island off the coast of Plaquimes Parish known to locals as Cat Island. The island was a bird rookery before the BP oil spill. The spill killed the roots of many of the trees hastening coastal erosion.