The data recorded by the researchers reveal more than 12,000 different species of animals, plants, fungi and bacteria have shifted their habitat.
India should tackle disasters taking place in the country and its neighbourhood as its neighbour's vulnerabilities can be national security issues.
Sea level has risen 3 cm a year in the Sundarbans in the past 2 decades — among the fastest coastal erosion rates globally.
The Bay of Bengal coastline is considered vulnerable to threats from acidification, with immense socio-economics consequences.
More than two-thirds of the populations in China, India, Thailand are at risk due to rising sea levels
Major storms that used to happen once a century will happen on average once a year in many places.
A powerful El Nino can trigger drought in places like Australia and India, and cause flooding in other areas like California.
In Tokyo alone, groundwater pumping caused the land to sink around 4 meters over the course of the 20th century.
Unlike the melting ice in Greenland, Antarctic ice loss is due to icebergs discharge into the ocean, which is hardly easy to model.
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"A sea-level rise of this magnitude would clearly have profound consequences for humanity," the report says.
Climate change will affect tiger habitats more dramatically than sea level rise in the Sunderbans.
Sea level rise & climate change are twin threats to Bengal tigers and their last remaining stronghold.
There's a visible rise in sedimentation near the island’s southwest & northeastern coastline.
Given India’s rising population, wealth and accordingly, water use per capita, by 2030, India’s overall water use could easily double.
Fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica to rise by 2 cm more than the global average of 6 cm.