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hectares fall in high-ero­sion coastal area

Site falls un­der Cen­tral Asian Fly­way

No stud­ies were pre­sented that as­sess ero­sion, rise in sea-level

zone in the Coastal Reg­u­la­tion Zone (CRZ) which faces high ero­sion, par­tic­u­larly of mud­flats which act as a nat­u­ral flood bar­rier. EAC noted that the mud­flats are eco­log­i­cally sen­si­tive and its char­ac­ter­is­tics should not be al­tered.

The site falls un­der the Cen­tral Asian Fly­way (CAF), one among nine fly­ways in the world that com­prises mul­ti­ple avian mi­gra­tion routes across 30 coun­tries. Turn to P4

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