Overview

2012 Coastal Master Plan – Future Without Action Animated Video

Louisiana is in the midst of a land loss crisis that has claimed 1,880 square mile of land since the 1930s. Given the importance of so many of south Louisiana’s assets – our waterways, natural resources, unique culture, and wetlands – this land loss crisis is nothing short of a national emergency. This section discusses current issues and the potential amount of future land loss if take no further action. You will also find information on why Louisiana is a vital national asset and why saving our coastline is imperative to the state and nation.