Future of the Environment

Here's how New Orleans is working to prevent coastline erosion

A tasty delicacy, and an innovative solution to coastal erosion. Image: REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Sebastien Malo

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A restaurant employee chucks an oyster at Seaworthy, a seafood restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana that recycles the mollusk's shells as part of a community project to build oyster-shell made breakwaters. November 16, 2018. Image: THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION/Sebastien Malo
Local scientists examine a portion of a newly constructed oyster reef in Lake Athanasio, Louisiana, November 18, 2016. Image: Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana/Handout

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