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date: 08 July 2020

Indus River  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Gregory L. POSSEHLGregory L. POSSEHL

The Indus River, the principal waterway of Pakistan and source of the word “India,” is one of the world’s great rivers and the source of ancient civilizations. Its flooding has created both fertile farmland and great loss of life and land. Climatic changes are causing ice melt from the Tibetan Plateau, the source of the Indus River, which may cause disastrous floods, deforestation, and damage to wildlife and vegetation. ...

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