Loss of Louisiana Marshlands Highly Likely as Sea Levels Rise, Study Shows

The Hill

The marshlands on the coast of Louisiana could disappear in the next 50 years as sea levels continue to rise due to global warming, according to a new study published in Science Advances. The wetlands at the base of the Mississippi River have crossed a “tipping point,” according to the study, which is based on hundreds of measurements of the Mississippi Delta. 

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