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  •  Hinted at in the diary ... (2+ / 0-)
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    Be Skeptical, MrJayTee

    but an adjacency: the already extant implications of saltwater  infiltration on the Bengali economy.

    From Global Warming has a salty taste ...

    “As sea levels rise, salt in the ground water is slowly transforming Bangladesh’s breadbasket into a vast shrimp farm. Yet what may be good for the farmers is bad for everyone else. A visit to the front lines of climate change.”
    This is global warming creating economic refugees -- shrimp farming requires fewer workers per acre and doesn't provide food for the local community.

    Blogging regularly at Get Energy Smart NOW! for a sustainable energy future.

    by A Siegel on Tue May 14, 2013 at 05:32:37 AM PDT

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