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- Scrapped: the deadly business of dismantling ships in Bangladesh September 29, 2020
- St. Helena – a remote island in the Atlantic | (Travel Documentary) DW Documentary September 29, 2020
- Melting ice – the future of the Arctic | DW Documentary September 29, 2020
- The great death of insects | DW Documentary (ecology documentary) September 29, 2020
- How coronavirus is changing the world | DW Documentary September 29, 2020
- Philly Activists Reclaim 50 Vacant Houses, Creating a Model for Organizing as Mass Evictions Loom September 29, 2020
- Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: Breonna Taylor’s Rigged Case Further Erodes Legitimacy of U.S. Institutions September 29, 2020
- Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: We Must Rethink Our Society, from Policing to the Supreme Court September 29, 2020
- Top U.S. & World Headlines — September 29, 2020 September 29, 2020
- Chevron Plans Middle East Offshore Drilling, Capitalizing on Militarized Climate Chaos September 29, 2020
- Former U.S. national security advisor H.R. McMaster on his new book September 29, 2020
- COVID-19 in Africa: crisis and opportunity? September 29, 2020
- Sir David Attenborough: The 60 Minutes Interview September 29, 2020
- David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet | Official Trailer | Netflix September 29, 2020
- Failing the poor – Covid-19 has reversed years of gains in the war on poverty | Leaders | The Economist September 29, 2020
- Buried lakes of liquid water discovered on Mars – BBC News September 29, 2020
- Tax return bombshell puts Trump on the defensive ahead of first debate September 28, 2020
- Five key takeaways from the NY Times report on Trump’s tax returns September 28, 2020
- Upcoming Sustainable Development in the Era of COVID-19 & ACT-Accelerator/COVAX Facility events September 28, 2020
- New England Book History | Facebook September 28, 2020
- Filling the Gaps: Alyssa Pacy ’06MS, ’07MA Archives the Diversity of the Cambridge Community September 28, 2020
- Africa’s looted art | DW Documentary September 28, 2020
- Could We Survive An Asteroid Collision? | Final Target | Spark September 28, 2020
- What if Earth were unique? | DW Documentary September 28, 2020
- Top U.S. & World Headlines — September 28, 2020 September 28, 2020
- Our Director-General’s latest video message September 28, 2020
- “New” Nova Trigger, Solar Storm Continues, Electroquakes | S0 News Sep.28.2020 September 28, 2020
- Empire History at Oxford | Faculty of History September 28, 2020
- Britain and Its Empire (Online) | Oxford University Department for Continuing Education September 28, 2020
- Colonialism and historic slavery report | National Trust September 28, 2020
- The grim truth behind Britain’s stately homes | CNN Travel September 28, 2020
- LIVE Coronavirus Pandemic: Real Time Counter, World Map, News September 28, 2020
- NYT Obtains Two Decades Of Trump’s Tax Returns Revealing Years Of Tax Avoidance | MSNBC September 28, 2020
- Trump’s Tax Returns Revealed | 10 News First September 28, 2020
- Donald Trump sought control over his father’s will and estate, causing family crisis – Washington Post September 28, 2020
- US President Donald Trump paid no income tax for 10 years, says New York Times report | ABC News September 28, 2020
- President Trump paid only $750 income tax, bombshell report reveals September 28, 2020
- The Brutal War For the Amazon (Big Business Documentary) | Real Stories September 27, 2020
- 10 Essential Lessons Every Gardener Needs to Follow for Success + Garden Tour September 27, 2020
- Student Covid outbreaks were modelled and “entirely predictable” says government adviser – B BC News September 27, 2020
- Joe Biden says Supreme Court nomination is a “threat to democracy” – BBC News September 27, 2020
- Living Without Working September 27, 2020
- 6 Crucial Races That Will Flip the Senate | Robert Reich September 27, 2020
- Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist: Kate Raworth September 27, 2020
- Rogue Asteroid will impact Earth’s Gravity in close encounter September 26, 2020
- Some Troubling and Enduring Thoughts of a Balliol ‘Old Boy’ on the Focus, Direction and Value of PPE at Oxford September 26, 2020
- Greta and eight young activists on climate crisis PLUS more from Greta’s world debut at COP-24 September 25, 2020
- Teaching Africa: Towards a Transgressive Pedagogy (Explorations of Educational Purpose (9)): George J. Sefa Dei September 24, 2020
- Emitai Sembene September 24, 2020
- Sacred Rice: An Ethnography of Identity, Environment, and Development in Rural West Africa (Issues of Globalization:Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology): Joanna Davidson September 24, 2020
Daily Archives: June 27, 2016
By Euan McKirdy, CNN
Updated 0226 GMT (1026 HKT) June 27, 2016
Hong Kong (CNN)Beijing residents have put up with choking smog, trash-filled rivers and toxic running tracks. Now they have another concern — sinking.
An international study led by Beijing-based researchers has discovered that the city is dropping by as much as 11 centimeters (4 inches) in some districts per year.
The thirsty city has depleted its groundwater, which the study identified as the cause of the sinking.
Using satellite imagery and GPS data, the team analyzed topographical trends from 2003 to 2010 and found that the city, which has a population of over 20 million, was sinking at an alarming rate.
Its central districts are among the worst affected, the study says. The main subsidence bowls are distributed over the Chaoyang, Changping, Shunyi and Tongzhou districts. Chaoyang, in the eastern suburbs, is the worst affected, with subsidence of 11 cm per year.
Beijing is ranked as the fifth most water-stressed city in the world, the study notes, and as China continues to urbanize, the stress on subterranean aquifers is only set to worsen.
Living a nightmare in China’s city of sinkholes
In Beijing, groundwater is the main water source — two thirds — for everything from industrial and agricultural use to household consumption. China media outlet Sina estimates that the capital requires 3.5 billion liters of water per year….
Published on Jun 26, 2016
Belgium is home to the European Parliament but that hasn’t stopped many there questioning whether they should leave the EU. After recent attacks, there’s a groundswell movement wanting to cut ties with Europe.
Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler reports.