268. World's River Deltas Sinking Due To Human Activity, Says New Study

September 21, 2009 § Leave a comment

ScienceDaily (Sep. 21, 2009) — A new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder indicates most of the world’s low-lying river deltas are sinking from human activity, making them increasingly vulnerable to flooding from rivers and ocean storms and putting tens of millions of people at risk.

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