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Australian airports vulnerable to rise in sea levels

Posted On: May. 29, 2019 6:32 AM CST

Experts said that major Australian airports at Sydney, Brisbane and Cairns among other cities are situated only a few meters above the sea level and face risk of inundation due to climate change, reported. The experts said that the airports are located on reclaimed swamps and a collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet would almost completely inundate the runways.

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