River deltas are changing shape

River deltas are changing shape

The Okavango Delta, Botswana, Africa. Credit: siempreverde22, Adobe Photo Stock

Deforestation and damming have altered the shape of river deltas across the globe, contributing to a net 54 square kilometres of land gained per year over the past three decades, according to a study published in the journal Nature.


Published by Cosmos.

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