In New Orleans, the Local Motives team of Nate Murray and Cody Pfister met up with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) to learn about how they are using oyster shells to protect the coast. Louisiana’s coastal reefs can offer the state protection from hurricanes, but oyster harvesting has led to declines in the reefs. So the CRCL began working with local restaurants to collect their used shells in order to rebuild the reefs.
Check out what they learned in this final video from the On the Road series:
This is the last edition of the “On the Road” video web series, which showcased local perspectives on the challenges and solutions associated with climate change. It is the production of two friends, Nate Murray and Cody Pfister, traveling across the 50 states seeking to establish an authentic conversation about the impacts of climate change.