Coast + Environment

LSU and Louisiana lead the world in addressing pressing problems related to coastal land loss, sea level rise, and hurricanes. This is why LSU has 260 faculty actively working on coastal research. As a national Sea Grant university and through its extension services in every parish, LSU puts science to work for Louisiana communities.

Beekeeper

Helping Bees and Beekeepers

Bee populations have been in sharp decline in recent years and honey now ranks third in global food fraud. LSU researchers are working to protect both pollinators and beekeepers.

Port Fourchon

Securing Louisiana’s Energy Infrastructure

Building a protective cyber dome over Port Fourchon and the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, the nation’s only offshore deepwater port.

Fisherman shows off his crabs

Sea Grant Keeps Louisiana Seafood Industry Afloat

When normal supply chains for Gulf seafood began breaking with the arrival of COVID-19, Louisiana fishermen needed to reach customers in new ways to keep their boats afloat and feed their families.