Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Rising-Sea-Levels-Threaten-India-27MZIFL70J5O.htmlConceptually similarRising Sea Levels Threaten IndiaGP01WJECompleted★★★★Destroyed Pilgrim Resting Shed on Sagar IslandGP018L0Completed★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V21Completed★★★★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP03QFLCompleted★★★★Climate Action Global PetitionGP019FECompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V2FCompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V1JCompleted★★★★Eroded Light House on Sagar islandGP01JO6Completed★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP03QG2Completed★★★★View AllGP01WJDRising Sea Levels Threaten IndiaPilgrims take a dip in the Ganges on Sagar Island. This is the site of the annual Gangasagar pilgrimage and fair. Due to sea level rise the temple here has been moved back several times to stop it from being immersed in water.Locations:Asia-India-Indian Sundarbans-Sagar Island-West BengalDate:24 Feb, 2009Credit:© Greenpeace / Emma StonerMaximum size:4272px X 2848pxKeywords:Climate (campaign title)-Community gatherings-Day-Islands-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Men-Outdoors-Religious movements and concepts-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.