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Jan 26, 2022 · JAKARTA, Indonesia — Jakarta is congested, polluted, prone to earthquakes and rapidly sinking into the Java Sea.

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Areas of north Jakarta, including the seawall designed to protect them, are falling at an estimated 25cm a year, due to subsidence.
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Jan 26, 2022 · JAKARTA, Indonesia — Jakarta is congested, polluted, prone to earthquakes and rapidly sinking into the Java Sea. JAKARTA, Indonesia —. Jakarta, like many places, faces an unsustainable future. Jakarta is sinking, and Indonesia’s president has chosen to move the capital. 8cm and 10. In response, a number of grand mega-infrastructure plans have been proposed to protect Jakarta’s coastline and flood-proof the city, primarily revolving around upgrading existing flood protections and building new Dutch-styled seawalls.

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The latest study from IPB University in West Java, Indonesia, showed various areas in Jakarta were at risk of sinking between 1.