Video: Sea swallowing Thailand

Experts fear capital Bangkok could vanish at turn of century as sea eats up land.

    Thailand is being eaten away by the surrounding sea.

    Two square kilometres of land are submerged every year and some experts fear the capital Bangkok could disappear altogether by the end of this century.

    Aela Callan reports on how high tides and disappearing mangroves could be a lethal mix.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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