Sinking Jakarta

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13 August 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia: A local man loads up water barrels for delivery on the streets of Muara Baru, North Jakarta,at left, below the sea wall that is keeping the ocean at bay. The city is sinking at such an alarming rate the Federal Government is planning to move the capital off the island of Java to alleviate some of the strain that is causing the city to sink so quickly such as the draining of the groundwater table. Picture by Graham Crouch/The Australian
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