Climate Change, Coastlands And The Most Vulnerable Who Live There

A rising tide might lift all boats, but not everyone fares the same with rising seas. 

Monica Barra has documented that fact extensively in her studies of coastal land loss among communities of color in the bayous of Louisiana. With a focus on the ways that residents, scientific knowledge and the coastal landscape intersect, the assistant professor of race and environment is bringing a similar research perspective to the South Carolina coastline.