India's Vulnerable Coastlines

Poorly planned development has made India's coastlines vulnerable.
January 3, 2005, 8am PST | Abhijeet Chavan
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"In the aftermath of the worst coastal tragedy India has ever seen, environmentalists have come forward to assess where the natural balance has been thrown out of gear.

What they found was alarming - from poorly planned coastal development and a weakening of natural defences like swamps and coral reefs, to worldwide global warming that is raising sea levels."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2005 in Channel News Asia
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