Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Rising-Sea-Levels-Threaten-India-27MZIFL70Q3U.htmlConceptually similarRising Sea Levels Threaten IndiaGP01WJBCompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V25Completed★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V26Completed★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V2ICompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V1XCompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V1TCompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V1VCompleted★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V23Completed★★★★Sea Level Rise in IndiaGP01V28Completed★★★★View AllGP01WJJRising Sea Levels Threaten IndiaAshok Mondal (foreground) is a local fisherman living in West Bengal. His area 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 2848pxKeywords:Climate (campaign title)-Coastlines-Day-Fishers-Houses-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Men-Outdoors-Sea level rise-Two people-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.