Coastal crisis: It’s a race against time, and tide, for those living in Odisha’s coastal villages

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Environment – Coastal Erosion   Source: DTE Context: Data from the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management, shows that 74 villages in the state of Odisha are severely affected by shoreline erosion—the highest in the country. A study paper published in the journal Spatial Information Research in June 2018 finds that almost half …