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India Flooding, Landslides Cause 600 Deaths as Stranded Begin to Starve

Nature World News: Flooding and landslides in northern India have claimed the lives of at nearly 600 people as the death toll continued to rise throughout the week. Early and abnormally heavy monsoon rains caused the Ganges Rivers and some of its tributaries to flood, triggering landslides that killed or trapped hundreds, while tens of thousands have been left stranded. Continue reading

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One dam thing after another

Economist: CLIMATE change threatens the Mekong river, continental South-East Asia’s lifeblood, at both source and mouth. As glaciers shrink in the Tibetan Himalayas from where the river springs, so will the snow melt that helps to feed it; as sea levels rise, salination will worsen in the Mekong delta in Vietnam at the far end of its 5,000km (3,200-mile) length Continue reading

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One dam thing after another

Economist: CLIMATE change threatens the Mekong river, continental South-East Asia’s lifeblood, at both source and mouth. Continue reading

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