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04 March 2016. Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana.
Vanishing land. First climate refugees in the USA. Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha Indians.
A tree killed by saltwater intrusion.
Scenes from the disappearing bayou where the tribe has recently been awarded $52 million to resettle on higher ground as more and more of their land is consumed by erosion from the Gulf of Mexico.
Photo©; Charlie Varley/varleypix.com
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