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40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels: UN report
17.06.16 00:51 as Environment - PT TEAM

Nearly 40 million Indians will be at risk from rising sea levels by 2050, with people in Mumbai and Kolkata having the maximum exposure to coastal flooding in future due to rapid urbanisation and economic growth, according to a UN environment report.

The ‘Global Environmental Outlook ...
  


India's Garbage Mountains
07.03.16 23:37 as Environment - MEERA SUBRAMANIAN

From above, the sprawling trash heap of Deonar (pronounced "Devnar”), in eastern Mumbai, resembles a large left ear. A curving stream traces its outer edge, feeding into Thane Creek, the body of water that separates the city from the Indian mainland. 

On the opposite side of ...
  



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