Last Call for the Bayou

Streaming begins, Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Smithsonian Channel

The Mississippi River Delta is essential to the U.S. economy. It allows the passage of goods worldwide, and it’s home to a $2.4 billion fishing industry. It’s also rapidly disappearing; every 100 minutes, wetland the size of a football field is lost to open water, presenting a huge environmental threat to America and to the coastal residents who call the area home. Follow the stories of individuals who are experiencing this calamity firsthand and see how they’re fighting to keep their cultures, livelihoods, and homes from washing away.

In celebration of Earth Day and beyond, view the storyAt this link you will find 5 episodes for a total running time of 56 minutes.



Apr 22 2020


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