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Miscellaneous mini coasta...

Miscellaneous mini coastal posts

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Editor’s note: The following is a collection of mini-posts, some of which have been...

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The legacy of ‘Kata...

The legacy of ‘Katastrophina:’ Coastal protection vs. coastal restoration.

...coastal protection, as addressed in all versions of the master plan, should incorporate as a primary element the evacuation of at-risk coastal residents. Nevertheless, a word search on 'evacuation' in the 2012 master plan came up empty.

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Despite delta dysfunction...

Despite delta dysfunction and the BP blowout, blue crabs still thrive in coastal Louisiana; so why can’t we afford them?

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. For my three quarter century birthday in mid-June my lovely wife Guile had planned to...

Mekong and Mississippi deltas: defoli...

by Len Bahr, PhD* In July 2005 I had a memorable opportunity to attend an international river conference in Phnom...

Mekong and Mississippi deltas: defoliation vs. ‘refoliation’
posted on: Feb 25, 2010 | author: Admin

Can the 4th estate effectively watchd...

by Len Bahr, PhD* During the 9+ years left in this decade, two systems of global significance face huge challenges:...

Can the 4th estate effectively watchdog restoration of the 3rd coast?
posted on: Feb 21, 2010 | author: Admin

Saving the Mississippi R. delta is a ...

by Len Bahr, PhD* The most expensive and successful movie of all time is Avatar, filmed in 3D and likely to win at...

Saving the Mississippi R. delta is a 3D issue
posted on: Feb 17, 2010 | author: Admin

Criticizing coastal policy is not unp...

By Len Bahr, PhD* Since retiring from the Governor’s Office in September ’08 I’ve been inspired to...

Criticizing coastal policy is not unpatriotic!
posted on: Feb 13, 2010 | author: Admin
CO2 regulation and ethanol subsidies fuel state/federal disputes

CO2 regulation and ethanol subsidies fuel sta...

posted on: Feb 10, 2010 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* Based on experience gained during my long tenure at the Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities, the Environmental...

New coastal plan NOT ready for prime time!

New coastal plan NOT ready for prime time!

posted on: Feb 7, 2010 | author: Admin

Editor’s note: The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released what is arguably the most important official state...

The world as a delta

The world as a delta

posted on: Feb 4, 2010 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* The focus of LaCoastPost is the Mississippi River delta, which embodies most of the environmental issues covered in a survey...

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