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Stories by Patrik Jonsson
Patrik Jonsson is a staff writer at the Christian Science Monitor.
Is New Orleans Really Ready for Gustav?
Posted on: Aug 31, 2008, Source: Christian Science Monitor
As Gustav bears down, the greatest threat is the potential for a 20-foot storm surge that could overtop the region's vast fortifications.
Why a Gulf Wetland May Become a City
Posted on: May 21, 2008, Source: Christian Science Monitor
Lessons from Hurricane Katrina have been quickly forgotten as developers plan to turn an important wetland in the region's fourth largest city.
The Next Water War May Be Georgia vs. Tennessee
Posted on: Feb 15, 2008, Source: Christian Science Monitor
Drought-stricken Georgia is eyeing a stretch of the Tennessee River that has long been part of a border feud.
Putting Jazz Back in New Orleans
Posted on: Feb 26, 2007, Source: Christian Science Monitor
With 70 new homes in the devastated Upper Ninth Ward, Musicians' Village -- a neighborhood by musicians, for musicians -- is the city's largest redevelopment project to date.
'Plaid-Collar' Crime on the Rise in the Rural U.S.
Posted on: Oct 23, 2006, Source: Christian Science Monitor
Heists are growing problem for America's farm belt, where artichoke absconders, nut nappers, tree thieves, and even cattle rustlers are stealing commodities at impressive rates.
Posted on: Dec 26, 2005, Source: Christian Science Monitor
America's first locally produced telenovela, or Latin American soap opera, is poised to offer much more than love affairs and plot twists.
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