Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Rising-River-in-India-27MZIFL3COXY.htmlConceptually similarRising River in IndiaGP01WJKCompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V29Completed★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V1FCompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V1WCompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V27Completed★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V26Completed★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V1TCompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V20Completed★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V1OCompleted★★★★View AllGP01Z3RRising River in IndiaAseem Mondal works as a Kayaking Instructor at the Sea Explorer's Institute, near to where some new mangroves have appeared along the Hoogley River in Kolkata (Calcutta). The appearance of mangroves on the banks of this river is an indicator of the increased salinity of the water. Sea water has already come in to these shores and is a first warning sign of the danger of sea level rise here.Locations:India-Kolkata-West BengalDate:23 Feb, 2009Credit:© Greenpeace / Emma StonerMaximum size:5400px X 3600pxKeywords:Climate (campaign title)-Day-Grass-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Mangroves-Men-One person-Outdoors-Portraits-Rivers-Salinisation-Sea level rise-WaterShoot:Climate Voices from IndiaClimate change is already affecting Indian residents living along the coastline. In developing countries like India, climate change could represent an additional stress on ecological and socioeconomic systems that are already facing tremendous pressures. Along the coastline the economy is closely tied to its natural resource base, making India considerably vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.