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Earth fissures tear apart Twilang road - E-Pao.net

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:52

E-Pao.net

Earth fissures tear apart Twilang road
E-Pao.net
Kangpokpi, July 18 2017: Bewilderment looms large in Kangpokpi district owing to the occurrence of numerous earth fissures at various places one after another ever since the Kalikhola earth crack in the aftermath of Cyclone Mora that swept the district ...

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National Academies of Sciences and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation fund $10 million for Gulf research - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 09:24

EurekAlert (press release)

National Academies of Sciences and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation fund $10 million for Gulf research
EurekAlert (press release)
"Risks from sea level rise, land subsidence and extreme weather are not limited to coastal areas but threaten entire regions from the coast inland," Carney said. "Helping the Greater Baton Rouge region emerge more resilient from last year's devastating ...

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Earth fissures develop at various places in Kangpokpi district - E-Pao.net

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:50

E-Pao.net

Earth fissures develop at various places in Kangpokpi district
E-Pao.net
Kangpokpi, July 17 2017: After the earth crack that developed at Kalikhola village in Kangpokpi district recently, cases of earth fissures have been reported from various places within the jurisdiction of the district following the incessant rainfall ...

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Earth fissures develop at various places in Kangpokpi district - E-Pao.net

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:50

E-Pao.net

Earth fissures develop at various places in Kangpokpi district
E-Pao.net
Kangpokpi, July 17 2017: After the earth crack that developed at Kalikhola village in Kangpokpi district recently, cases of earth fissures have been reported from various places within the jurisdiction of the district following the incessant rainfall ...

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15 Places Most Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise - 24/7 Wall St.

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 13:17

24/7 Wall St.

15 Places Most Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise
24/7 Wall St.
In these states, land subsidence, which is the loss of elevation due to movements below the surface, is adding to the rapid rates of an increase in sea levels, according to the report, “When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US ...

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Thai Nguyen: uncontrolled mineral exploitation pushes locals to the wall - VietNamNet Bridge

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 18:04

VietNamNet Bridge

Thai Nguyen: uncontrolled mineral exploitation pushes locals to the wall
VietNamNet Bridge
Nguyen Ba Chinh, deputy director of the Thai Nguyen provincial Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, on June 29 confirmed that the land subsidence, loss of water and house cracking and said local authorities were seeking solutions to ...

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Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society 50th Anniversary Symposium - Geosynthetica.net

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 10:41

Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society 50th Anniversary Symposium
Geosynthetica.net
Kazuya Yasuhara( Japan): Climate change-induced compound geo-disasters and their adaptation; Dr Pham Giao, N. Phien-wej,, P. Nutalaya and Y. Honjo AIT: Bangkok land subsidence and groundwater recovery: to pump or not to pump. Prof. Louis Ge ...

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170 US Coastal Communities Face Chronic Flooding by 2035, Say Scientists - 24/7 Wall St.

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 05:40

24/7 Wall St.

170 US Coastal Communities Face Chronic Flooding by 2035, Say Scientists
24/7 Wall St.
Seventy percent of these communities will be in Louisiana and Maryland, where land subsidence is adding to rapid rates of an increase in sea levels. The report, titled “When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US Coastal ...
Sea Level Rise Will Flood Hundreds of Cities in the Near FutureNational Geographic
When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US Coastal Communities (2017)Union of Concerned Scientists

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200 plains in Iran are in critical thirsty: official - Tehran Times

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 00:54

200 plains in Iran are in critical thirsty: official
Tehran Times
Drying lakes and rivers, declining groundwater resources, land subsidence, water contamination and rationing, agricultural losses, salt and sand storms, and ecosystem damages are reaching alarming levels in Iran. Recently, head of the National Security ...

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Sea Level Rise Will Flood Hundreds of Cities in the Near Future - National Geographic

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 06:57

National Geographic

Sea Level Rise Will Flood Hundreds of Cities in the Near Future
National Geographic
Most of the 90 communities that experience such flooding already are in Louisiana and Maryland, where land subsidence has intensified the effects of sea-level rise. Life has already been altered in those places, where flood advisories are normal and ...

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Luhut urges Anies to continue reclamation - Jakarta Post

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 00:43

Jakarta Post

Luhut urges Anies to continue reclamation
Jakarta Post
He went on to say that the reclamation project would benefit the city, such as by mitigating land subsidence. Earlier, Sandiaga said that after his inauguration in October, he and Anies would review the reclaimed islets, including from an environmental ...

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Disaster-struck beach to reopen in Miyagi after 6 summers closed - Asahi Shimbun

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 16:03

Asahi Shimbun

Disaster-struck beach to reopen in Miyagi after 6 summers closed
Asahi Shimbun
The disaster caused the swimming area to suffer land subsidence and most parts of the sandy beach were swept away by the tsunami. The prefectural government in May last year started efforts to reconstruct the beach, such as transporting 6,000 ...

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Los Angeles Makes Strides on Smart Water Use and Efficiency - News Deeply

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 06:24

News Deeply

Los Angeles Makes Strides on Smart Water Use and Efficiency
News Deeply
All that groundwater pumping has worsened California's long-standing problem with land subsidence. The San Joaquin Valley is especially hard-hit and is experiencing significant damage to its infrastructure – including its canals, pipelines, dams ...

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To save horseshoe crabs, fight climate change - Washington Post

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 15:16

Washington Post

To save horseshoe crabs, fight climate change
Washington Post
Even at the current pace of combined sea-level rise and land subsidence, these astonishingly adaptable creatures might have been able to adjust their nesting locations if sandy beaches remained accessible. Concerns about global warming have ...

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Now mine-fire poses stern threat to Katras-Dhanbad - Daily Pioneer

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:31

Now mine-fire poses stern threat to Katras-Dhanbad
Daily Pioneer
Recently communication on Dhanbad-Chandrapura Railway line was completely closed due to the threat of underground fire and land subsidence in Jharia and Raniganj Coal Field areas. “The underground fire and gas are moving very fast towards the road.

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California Needs Transparency in Groundwater Pumping - News Deeply

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 07:32

News Deeply

California Needs Transparency in Groundwater Pumping
News Deeply
All that groundwater pumping has worsened California's long-standing problem with land subsidence. The San Joaquin Valley is especially hard-hit and is experiencing significant damage to its infrastructure – including its canals, pipelines, dams ...

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Preferring to Neither Sink or Swim Jokowi Pulls the Plug on Jakarta: Asean's Sinking Cities - AEC News Today

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 04:53

AEC News Today

Preferring to Neither Sink or Swim Jokowi Pulls the Plug on Jakarta: Asean's Sinking Cities
AEC News Today
In all three of Asean's sinking cities groundwater extraction is necessary to maintain an adequate supply of potable water; this causes the land underneath the cities to sink, a phenomenon known as land subsidence. High-rise developments only further ...

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Local study aims to adapt to climate change - Mankato Free Press

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 19:05

Mankato Free Press

Local study aims to adapt to climate change
Mankato Free Press
More specifically, some of the greatest threats are seen from flooding, drought, extreme summer and winter storms, infectious diseases, and wildfires and land subsidence. Flooding will have the greatest impact on the region, to the sum of nearly $2 ...

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Entergy gives City Council two options for Michoud power plant -- but it really wants one - NOLA.com

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 13:15

NOLA.com

Entergy gives City Council two options for Michoud power plant -- but it really wants one
NOLA.com
Environmentalists have raised concerns about the plant's use of groundwater, which research has deemed a possible cause of land subsidence in New Orleans East. Entergy has determined the 226-megawatt combusting turbine will use 90 percent less ...

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Underground tunnels a threat - The Hindu

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 20:13

Underground tunnels a threat
The Hindu
Large parts of Kerala are highly vulnerable to land subsidence owing to a widening network of underground tunnels, experts participating in a workshop organised by the National Centre for Earth Sciences (NCESS) here on Monday have warned. All but three ...

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