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Louisiana History Washes Away As Sea Levels Rise, Land Sinks

Wed Jan 04 07:07:49 EST 2017 | OPB
Richie Blink, born and raised in Plaquemines Parish, La., south of New Orleans, works for the National Wildlife Federation. He got in touch with an archaeologist to take a look at some shards of pottery that were eroding into the Gulf of Mexico. Blink holds a pottery shard that could be 300 to 500 years old, from the Plaquemine culture of what's called the Bayou Petre phase. Tegan Wendland/WWNO hide caption toggle caption Tegan Wendland/WWNO Richie Blink, born and raised in Plaquemines Parish, L..

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