Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Rising-Sea-Levels-Threaten-India-27MZIFL70PV7.htmlConceptually similarRising Sea Levels Threaten IndiaGP01WJJCompleted★★★★★★Displaced Families in IndiaGP01WJFCompleted★★★★★★Children Play on Ghoramara islandGP01JO9Completed★★★★Displaced Families in IndiaGP01WJACompleted★★★★★★Displaced Families in IndiaGP01WJCCompleted★★★★★★Displaced Families in IndiaGP01WJHCompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V36Completed★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP03QG2Completed★★★★Climate Action Global PetitionGP019FECompleted★★★★View AllGP01WJBRising Sea Levels Threaten IndiaChildren play in a community in West Bengal which has been affected by coastal flooding. In 2008, the embankment here burst and sea water flooded the local houses and ponds. Now the ponds have turned brackish and the water is unusable.Locations:Begaulkhali-India-West BengalDate:24 Feb, 2009Credit:© Greenpeace / Emma StonerMaximum size:4272px X 2848pxRestrictions:No FundraisingKeywords:Climate (campaign title)-Day-Eye contact-Houses-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Outdoors-Playing (activity)-Preschoolers (2-4)-Primary school age (5-9)-Sea level rise-VillagesShoot: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.