Climate Change, Development Batter Mississippi Delta Oysters

Record flooding, human-made channels and environmental disasters have exacerbated the already harsh effects of climate change in Louisiana’s Mississippi Delta, impacting the region’s coastal wildlife and seafood supplies. Special correspondent Joshua Landis reports on how local oyster farmers are coping as part of our series, “Peril and Promise” in partnership with Nexis Media News.

Hari Sreenivasan:

The Mississippi Delta is one of America’s most picturesque and economically important regions. But the changes humans have made to it, made worse by climate change, have shaken up coastal wildlife and seafood supplies. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Josh Landis has our story. It’s part of our initiative: Peril and Promise: the Challenge of Climate Change, produced in partnership with Nexus Media News.

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