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Algae bloom in the wetlands off Isle de Jean Charles in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Terrebonne Parish, one of the Louisiana parishes that didn’t opt to sue the oil and gas industry for environmental damages from past practices.The Louisiana coast loses a football field’s worth of land every 38 minutes. This staggering rate of land loss has been brought on by climate change, subsidance. and coastal erosion accelerated by human activities, including water diversion projects and damage done by the oil and gas industry.
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Fish Kill along Island Road in Terrebone Parish, Coastal Erosion Aeriel View, Isle de Jean Charles
Algae bloom in the wetlands off Isle de Jean Charles in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.  Terrebonne Parish, one of the Louisiana parishes that didn’t opt to sue the oil and gas industry for environmental damages from past practices.The Louisiana coast loses a football field’s worth of land every 38 minutes. This staggering rate of land loss has been brought on by climate change,  subsidance. and coastal erosion accelerated by human activities, including water diversion projects and damage done by the oil and gas industry.