How Humans Sank New Orleans


Engineering put the Crescent City below sea level. Now, its future is at risk. Downtown New Orleans and the Mississippi River, with the French Quarter in the foreground and the West Bank in the distance. Lorenzo Serafini Boni / Emily Jan / The Atlantic.   By: Richard Campanella/The Atlantic Below sea level. It’s a universallyContinue reading “How Humans Sank New Orleans”