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Semarang joins the ‘sinking cities network’

  • Jonatan A. Lassa

Semarang | Sat, October 6 2012 | 12:35 pm

Like Venice and Mexico City, the city of Semarang in Central Java is slowly sinking. Rising sea levels as a result of global warming further add to the burden of these cities. In the year 2100, Semarang may have to deal with the additional drivers of river flooding and unmanaged sediment transport including, among other things, from urban waste that is already affecting coastal cities of Central J...

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