Mississippi floods protection devastating fisheries

In the US, the Mississippi River is running at record levels, forcing engineers to implement flood protection measures to protect cities.

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    The Mississippi River, which runs through New Orleans, was already at record levels before the latest rains.

    Engineers have implemented measures to protect communities, having a negative impact on the environment.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Clark reports from Louisiana.


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