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Karachi at high risk from sea-level rise: ADB

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 The city of Karachi is at high risk from sea-level rise, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report titled 'Addressing Climate Change and Migration in Asia and the Pacific' warned.

The mega city of Karachi in Pakistan is at high risk from sea-level rise, prolonged cyclonic activity, and greater salt-water intrusion, it said.

Karachi at high risk from sea-level rise: ADB

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 The city of Karachi is at high risk from sea-level rise, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report titled 'Addressing Climate Change and Migration in Asia and the Pacific' warned.

The mega city of Karachi in Pakistan is at high risk from sea-level rise, prolonged cyclonic activity, and greater salt-water intrusion, it said.

Nitrates in California's water, study finds

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Polluted drinking water in some of California's most productive agricultural areas is putting hundreds of thousands of people at risk for disease and cancer, according to a study released Tuesday by UC Davis.

The report, commissioned by the State Water Resources Control Board, found that 10 percent of the 2.6 million people in the Tulare Lake Basin and Salinas Valley drink groundwater that may contain high levels of nitrates from fertilizers.

Water disputes among provinces

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INDIA’S Supreme Court has ordered the central government to implement the 2002 project to link 30 major rivers crisscrossing India to ensure a better control over floods and to have an efficient distribution of water from surplus to deficient areas.

We understand that Pakistan might have questioned the inclusion of rivers originating from Kashmir in this scheme as it may lead to, in the long run, water shortages in Pakistan.

Conference held on water, energy crises in Pakistan

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Economic growth of Pakistan is not possible without resolving water and energy crises and implementation of the Five Dam Plan for the survival of Pakistan, said water and power sector experts during a conference on “Water and Energy crises in Pakistan and their solution” organised by the Save Water Save Pakistan Forum at TECH Club on Monday.

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