The Tide is High

“It sits on swampy land, the Java Sea lapping against it, and 13 rivers running through it. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that flooding is frequent in Jakarta and, according to experts, it is getting worse. But it’s not just about freak floods, this massive city is literally disappearing into the ground.” BBC: Jakarta is the fastest sinking city in the world. It’s also home to about 10 million people. (Still, we can’t be entirely sure that climate change is re… blub, blub, blub…)

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