Vanishing wetlands photo gallery

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Photos by Jim Hudelson, The (Shreveport, La.) Times

Leonard Jeffery, 24, of Bourg, La., holds up a pair of drum fish at the Pointe-aux-Chenes Marina in Louisiana that he and his buddies caught while bank fishing June 11. The loss of the wetlands in Louisiana is making it harder for residents to make a living from the area's natural bounty of seafood. "It's sad because we're going to lose everything we hunt and fish on now," Jeffery says.

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