A Disappearing Island

Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana can lay claim to a very distinct character: its small community is primarily indigenous people who have historically spoken both English and Parisian French, living on an island that once measured 22-thousand acres.  Rising water has eclipsed almost 99 percent of that land, and the 25 families living there are now being called the first “climate refugees” in the United States.  Video from Trinity Church Wall Street.

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