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River Deltas Sinking Around the World

Major river deltas around the world are sinking. A recent study published in the journal Nature Geoscience concluded that 24 of 33 major river deltas around the world are sinking. Deltas are formed when rivers deposit the sediment that moving water loosened and carried from the riverbed. Dams and water diversions mean that less sediment […]

September 30th