Protect the world’s deltas, experts urge

3 diciembre 2014

Extensive areas of the world’s deltas — which accommodate some of the world’s major cities — will be drowned in the next century by rising sea levels, according to new work. A geologist calls for maintenance efforts to be started now to avert the loss of vast expanses of coastline, and the consequent losses of ecological services, economic and social crises, and large-scale migrations.