Using Silt as a Potential Shield Against Sea Level Rise

Using Silt as a Potential Shield Against Sea Level Rise

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planting-mangroves-ci-photo.jpgA nation may literally raise itself up and save its people — and do so cheaply and simply, using what the mountains and tides bring naturally. Instead of allowing the silt to settle where it wants, Bangladesh has begun to channel it to where it is needed — to fill in shallow land prone to flooding.

(Read more in the New York Times)

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