Text World's deltas subsiding, says study

TLF ID M016723

This brief ABC News in Science article from 2009 describes how two-thirds of the world's major deltas, home to nearly half a billion people, are caught between sinking land and rising seas, according to a new study. A very good example of an explanatory text dealing with examples of the impacts of human activity including mining and damming of rivers. Deals with the global effects of floods.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource addresses the Australian Curriculum literacy capability and the cross curriculum priority, Sustainability as well as Science Understanding relating to earth and space science.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Science

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Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: ABC - Science News
  • Organization: ABC - Science News
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: ABC - Science News
  • Organization: ABC - Science News
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Organization: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.