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Last Call for the Bayou 101: On a Wing and a Prayer

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Aerial landscape photographer Ben Depp documents Louisiana's disappearing Mississippi River Delta from above, in motorized paraglider. His focus is the barrier islands, a thin chain of sandy islands that provide habitat for migratory birds and protect coastal communities against storm and tidal flooding. Unfortunately, the islands are eroding at a rapid rate, putting the coast at risk. Ben's images serve as a memorial to this vanishing landscape, documenting restoration efforts that may turn the tide and setbacks that may sink the region.

From the Series: Last Call for the Bayou: On a Wing and a Prayer https://bit.ly/2VdVHnu
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Fly Fishing