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Flooding Caskets and Floating Corpses

Louisiana’s burial practices are not viable in the face of accelerating climate change.

Photo by Veit Hammer on Unsplash

Casket flooding has been a problem in Louisiana longer than climate change, but as sea levels rise and hurricanes become more powerful and frequent, burial solutions in the state need to evolve — and fast. Louisiana loses land the size of a football field…

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