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Fun Facts About Louisiana that You Probably Didn't Know

Louisiana is the boot-shaped state in the southern region of the United States.

Down here we are a Cajun-French culture who pride ourselves in our food. 336 more words

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Forecast predicts below-average hurricane activity

US researchers who accurately forecast last year’s busy Atlantic hurricane season are not expecting a similar level of activity this year, partly due to lower sea surface temperatures as El Niño effects fade away. 405 more words

Weather

Coral reefs provide crucial protection for coastal cities — without them, flood damage could double, a new study finds - Kevin Loria

  • Coral reefs provide essential protection for people who live near coasts all over the world, according to a recent study.
  • But reefs are dying because of the consequences of human activity, 
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Environmental

Hurricane-Proof Homes Exist — Why Isn't Anyone Buying Them?

In a private waterfront resort on the northern tip of Key Largo, nestled between tropical forest and the Caribbean, Eric Soulavy is marketing luxury for the age of climate change: Coastal homes that are all but hurricane proof. 1,146 more words

Briefing

Getting Prepared: An overlooked item

Hurricane supplies are straightforward (usually). Water, food, flashlights, generator, etc. are all the common items we go for but there is a luxury item that many are forgetting and I have made sure to cover it this year, I’m talking about battery-operated fans. 175 more words

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Coastal Review: 'Harm’s Way’ Exhibit Shows Century of Storms

Coastal Review: ‘Harm’s Way’ Exhibit Shows Century of Storms. “The Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center has collected accounts and artifacts from the storms that have molded the coast into what it is today and has compiled ‘Harm’s Way: How Storms Have Shaped Our Communities, Our History and Us,’ an exhibit and online resource that tells how the last hundred-plus years of storms have affected Hatteras, Ocracoke and Down East Carteret County.”

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