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Nov 21, 2018
Coastal erosion: Homes disappear, walls crumble as climate change ravages India's already battered coastlineIn the next three decades, coastal erosion will occur 1.5 times faster than the past three decades. India’s coasts are under attack both from man-made activities — such as growing construction, damming of rivers, sand mining and destruction of mangroves — as well as natural causes linked to climate change such as rising sea levels.
Feb 13, 2017
Oroville Dam crisis: California evacuates thousands after emergency spillway severely erodedOfficials have ordered over 162,000 residents near the Oroville Dam in Northern California to evacuate the area, after an emergency spillway severely eroded, the media reported.
Feb 09, 2015
Uma seeks World Heritage Site for Majuli, wants it as spiritual tourist destinationBharti visited the worst flood affected and erosion hit areas like Halmora, Sumoimari, Dhokhinpat, Sonowal-Kackari and Afola Mukh.
Jul 03, 2012
Assam floods: State to focus on anti-erosion measuresAssam has sought Central assistance to the tune of Rs 11,316 crore for immediate and mid-term measures for flood control and relief and rescue.
May 24, 2012
Assam to reclaim eroded landThe Assam government has launched a mega project to reclaim close to 4.2 lakh hectares of land lost to erosion on the banks of the Brahmaputra.