PBS NewsHour

Louisiana researchers tackle a changing Mississippi Delta

Clip: 01/05/2020 | 1m 40s Video has closed captioning.

An effort to reconnect Louisiana wetlands to historical levels is taking place at Louisiana State University, where a 10,000-square-foot replica of the Mississippi Delta is now housed. Researchers are working to understand how man-made changes are impacting the Mississippi River and surrounding wetlands. Nexus Media News’ Josh Landis reports as part of our climate change series, "Peril & Promise."

Aired: 01/05/20

Rating: NR

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