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In Bangladesh what perentageof the land is low-lying?
80% of the land is low-lying. Any rise in the sea level will submergelarge areas
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What is the population density in Bangladesh?
Very high population density, around 1000 people per km2
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Name two countries that are in threat of flooding due to climate change
Bangladesh and The Maldives
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Where is The Maldives?
Indian Ocean
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How much would the rise in sea levels affect the Madlives?
A rise in the Indian Ocean of 0.5m would submerge most of the country
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What does the Maldive's economy rely on?
The economy is dependent on tourism, which would be threatened by a rise in sea level
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Where is the Arctic?
The Arctic is the area around the North Pole, it include northen parts of North America, Asia andf Europe
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In what year do scientsist think there won't be any sea ice?
Summer 2030
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What impacts is the Climate Change having in the Arctic?
Changing climate change regions means habitats of some species are being reduced or lost. E.g Polar bears use areas of sea ice to hunt for food, may become endangered
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Where is the permafrost boundary moving?
Moving north and the area covered permafrost is shrinking
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Environmetal impacts of the Arctic
Thawing of the permafrost releases more CO2 and methane-permafrost's a natural sink
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Socio-economic impacts on the Arctic
New shipping routes, new natural resources less sea ice increses the area available for fishing, more opportunity for agriculture or forsetry
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