Thailand, Sinking: Parts of Bangkok Could Be Underwater in 2030

Thailand, Sinking: Parts of Bangkok Could Be Underwater in 2030 – Time, July 21, 2011
…The city continues to multiply demographically: some 10 million people now live in the center or in the suburbs of this megalopolis. Even the weight of the skyscrapers contributes to the progressive engulfing of Bangkok. The soils descend from 1.5 to 5.3 cm each year, and a big part of the megalopolis is already under sea level…

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