National Geographic magazine shows how rising sea levels due to climate change in Bangladesh. - 6 May 2011
An article in the May 2011 issue of National Geographic magazine shows how rising sea levels due to climate change are forcing adaptations among the 164 million residents of Bangladesh, including the establishment of schools on boats and families moving dozens of times due to flooding.
Experts warn that Ba Bể Lake, the largest natural water body in Âu Lạc (Vietnam), formed some 200 million years ago, is at risk of disappearing in just decades due to the threats imposed by a nearby mine and its diversion of fresh streams and pollution of the water being returned to the lake.
A climate change study from scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the USA forecasts potentially devastating consequences in cities as weather extremes such as heat waves continue to increase.