Sustaining Our Urban Landscape, or SOUL has led volunteer plantings in several neighborhoods since 2016, including one that added almost 900 trees in Old Algiers. Next, it will plot the city’s plans toward reestablishing the canopy.
Former Lt Governor becomes and environmentalist? Maybe not.
Summit ends and all are told to get to work
The North Shore is back into planting cedar trees. There were these trees before but the damming of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet in 2009 allowed salt water to intrude, killing off the cedar trees. The water is now fresh
This is a good news story on many fronts. Cut down on plastics! Keep the streets cleaner! Cut down on beads hanging in trees! There’s a newcomer in the movement to kick plastic to the curb during Mardi Gras season.
President Biden favors climate change and industry groups are standing up as opponents are getting a new breath. Biden referred to river parishes in between Baton Rouge and New Orleans as “Cancer Alley” as he rolled out new orders addressing
Louisiana is losing our ground water in the underground aquifers. Louisiana is known for its losing battle against rising seas and increasingly frequent floods. It can sometimes seem like the state has too much water. But the aquifers deep beneath
The chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources and one of his committee colleagues urged President Joe Biden on Wednesday to “permanently revoke” wetlands permits for the $9.4 billion Formosa Plastics complex proposed for St. James Parish, calling
Susan Blackwell hesitated before setting a little sea turtle she called Proteus in the rolling waves along Grand Isle. “There was emotion involved because we’ve been with them so long,” the Audubon Nature Institute volunteer said. “But it felt good
A three-judge state appellate panel ruled Monday that an East Baton Rouge Parish judge “abused her discretion” when she directed state regulators to re-evaluate critical air permits for a Formosa Plastics complex in St. James Parish before hearing the merits