Just above sea level

Industrial pollution and luxury apartments side by side on the low-lying shoreline of Jakarta. A predicted rise in sea level of 5 centimetres by 2025 will be magnified by the city itself sinking an average of 5 centimetres per year. Jakarta is already vulnerable to flooding and rising tidal surges.

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Industrial pollution and luxury apartments side by side on the low-lying shoreline of Jakarta. A predicted rise in sea level of 5 centimetres by 2025 will be magnified by the city itself sinking an average of 5 centimetres per year. Jakarta is already vulnerable to flooding and rising tidal surges.
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