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INDONESIA: Sinking city of Jakarta as each year as land subsidence is happening at a rate of 3cm per year in some parts of the city, 20cm in others. Not only is this causing more flooding, but it has the potential to damage the city’s drainage, piping and sewerage systems. The sea level in Jakarta Bay is rising 6mm every year – @AceNewsServices — Ace News Services

#AceNewsReport – Nov.21: Unlike other megalopolises across the world, and in sharp contrast to the trend of global urbanisation, more people are actually leaving Jakarta than arriving. The city’s net migration rate has been negative since at least 1990. Imagining a future for this chaotic metropolis is very difficult for most people who live and […]

via INDONESIA: Sinking city of Jakarta as each year as land subsidence is happening at a rate of 3cm per year in some parts of the city, 20cm in others. Not only is this causing more flooding, but it has the potential to damage the city’s drainage, piping and sewerage systems. The sea level in Jakarta Bay is rising 6mm every year – @AceNewsServices — Ace News Services

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