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Jakarta to sink without construction project

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday that large parts of the nation's capital will sink below sea level if a $40 billion construction project, mired by accusations of corruption, does not go ahead. A major briber

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As sea levels rise, economic damage piles up even faster

As sea levels rise, threatening cities from New York to Shanghai, the economic damage will increase even faster, scientists said. Extreme floods whipped up by storms will become ever more costly for cities as ocean levels edge up

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Rising sea levels 'threaten Bahrain'

Up to 22 per cent of Bahrain's land could be under water by the end of the century as a result of rising global sea levels, it was declared yesterday. This is based on an Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme report, said Bahrain&

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Bahrain sounds sea level alert

Bahrain is 'seriously concerned' about the effects of climate change and steps to minimise the impact of rising sea level is urgenly needed, a senior official said. Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources Environme

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Sea levels to rise 1.5m by 2100

Melting glaciers, disappearing ice sheets and warming water could lift sea levels by as much as 1.5 metres (4.9 feet) by the end of this century, displacing tens of millions of people, new research showed on Tuesday. Presented at a Europea

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