An example of healthy contiguous marsh is seen from the air on the edge of Lake Catouatchie in New Orleans, Friday, June 3, 2011. Despite a decline in the rate of coastal wetland loss in the past 25 ... more 
An example of healthy contiguous marsh is seen from the air on the edge of Lake Catouatchie in New Orleans, Friday, June 3, 2011. Despite a decline in the rate of coastal wetland loss in the past 25 years, Louisiana has experienced a net loss of 1,883 square miles since 1932, according to a U.S. Geological Survey National Wetlands Research Center report. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gerald Herbert
Fri, Jun 3, 2011 5:49 PM EDT