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Can Louisiana’s Wetlands Survive BP’s Oil?

55 Days Later……. and The BIG Question Now is “Can Louisiana’s Wetlands Survive BP’s Oil?”

These Plants Are EVERYTHING…… A Food Source, Habitat Source….. Essentially They Hold The “Whole System Together”…..

and… If They Disappear…… It ALL Goes…….



David Muth, chief of planning and resource stewardship for Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Professor Larry McKinney, executive director at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M in Corpus Christi, explain the impact oil from the BP oil disaster would have on the Louisiana wetlands and whether they could be cleaned should they become contaminated. (msnbc.com) Louisiana – BP – Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve – Texas – Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies

Click on Link or Photo Below To Watch The Clip of “Can Louisiana’s Wetlands Survive BP’s Oil?” From The Rachel Maddox Show

Can Louisiana’s Wetlands Survive BP’s Oil

Why Louisiana’s Wetlands Are So Important

“Every 2.7 square miles of wetlands that a storm passes over, brings the storm surge for communities behind those wetlands down by one foot.”



David Muth, chief of planning and resource stewardship for Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Professor Larry McKinney, executive director at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M in Corpus Christi, explain the importance of the Louisiana wetlands in protecting Greater New Orleans from storm surges and as a source of food for the entire country. (msnbc.com) Louisiana – New Orleans – Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve – Texas – United States

Click on Link or Photo Below To Watch The Clip of “Why Louisiana’s Wetlands Are So Important” From The Rachel Maddox Show

Why Louisiana’s Wetlands Are So Important