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World cities are sinking say scientists

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Some of the world's largest and busiest coastal cities are sinking, according to scientists.

New Orleans, Bangkok and Jakarta could sink below sea level unless action is taken.

It's well known that sea levels is rising, but in some cities the ground is sinking too.

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