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Keeping heads above rising sea, barely

6 March 2018

Joydeep Gupta, Tuesday March 6th, 2018 Villagers around the Sundarbans in Bangladesh have become totally dependent on prawn and crab farming as the water and soil have turned too salty for anything else. Laila Khatun was carrying an armful of mud from the river. “Come, I’ll show you,” she [read more]

Karachi could be submerged by 2060

30 August 2016

By: Peer Muhammad, 9 March 2015, The Third Pole Rising sea levels in the Indus delta and along Pakistan’s coastlines could submerge three major cities in Sindh in less than five decades, warns chief of Pakistan’s National Institute of Oceanography Three coastal cities in Pakistan’s Sindh [read more]