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Louisiana's Threatened Coast Is Growing Patches of New Land

Is this an encouraging sign in the fight against rising sea levels?
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Louisiana's coastline is shrinking into nothingness. The erection of levees and industrial ruination—not to mention subsidence and the fastest rate of rising sea levels in the world—have submerged vast chunks of land, with about 16 square miles now going underwater every year.

But in certain places dry land is increasing. And that fact has people wondering if they can at least partially reverse the deterioration of the coast in time for the extreme challenges of climate change.