07 Sep '12, 4pm

Do citrus farms in Louisiana stand a chance after Hurricane Isaac?

Do citrus farms in Louisiana stand a chance after Hurricane Isaac?

Cindy Brown is the Gulf Coast Program Director for The Nature Conservancy and a New Orleans native. Our conversation began with the simple message in her subject line: Y’all ok? Amy, officemate but mostly friend, wanted to know how my family fared Hurricane Isaac. Amy and I share that special bond so many New Orleanians share since we were both wiped out by Hurricane Katrina. I was happy and eager to hear from Amy — we hadn’t spoken since the news of Isaac’s approach. I responded with a simple Yes , since at this point I had evacuated and was communicating only by smart phone, and asked about her family. Amy responded: Without power and water but we are prepared and even have a generator for periodic use for A/C unit and refrigerator. You have power? We are trying to make it an adventure for our boy and so far it is working. We’ll see what tomorrow brings. So fortunate con...

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designnews.com 07 Sep '12, 2pm

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grist.org 08 Sep '12, 12pm

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grist.org 05 Sep '12, 6pm

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Hurricane Michael [image] #NASA

Hurricane Michael [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 08 Sep '12, 1pm

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golfweek.com 04 Sep '12, 6pm

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straitstimes.com 29 Aug '12, 2pm

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cleantechnica.com 28 Aug '12, 1pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Aug '12, 11am

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Obama declares state of emergency as Tropical S...

straitstimes.com 28 Aug '12, 1am

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