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Despite rising sea levels, Karachi continues to destroy its coastal belt

By: Claire DEBUYSER | Patrick LOVETT | Taha SIDDIQUI

Deforestation, air pollution, uncontrolled industrialization and urbanization... all these problems are being discussed at the UN's climate change conference, which is drawing to a close in Lima. On today's Focus we take you to a place experiencing all four problems: the coastline around Pakistan's largest city and economic hub Karachi, which is falling prey to rapidly rising sea levels.


Programme prepared by Elise Duffau and Patrick Lovett

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