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Re: mass extinction



I just wrote...

144-million-upwards inhabitants

Sorry. For _all_ of Bangladesh to go under for good (except for the mountains in eastern Chittagong -- certainly not a place where you can stuff tens of millions of people), the sea level would have to rise by 6 m. That would require most of Greenland to melt. Sure, this has begun, but it's still going to take a few hundred years.


Still, a sea-level rise by 1 m would flood 10 % of the country.

Oh, and some say 146 million rather than 144.3.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh