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World's River Deltas Sinking Due to Human Activity, Says New Study Led by CU-Boulder


September 20, 2009

Pearl River Delta 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. Full Story

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