Human activities to be blamed for flooding in Yellow river

June 20, 2014 12:13 PM

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Human activities to be blamed for flooding in Yellow river

The Yellow River of China for very long has been considered responsible for tremendous human suffering caused by its massive flooding. Till now, Mother Nature's fury in the face of fickle weather was blamed to cause this. But, it has been largely contradicted by a recent paper published in the Journal of Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences.

The paper states that instead of blaming the nature for all the devastation caused by the Yellow river so much so that we calling it the "River of Sorrow", blame should instead be put on the series of long-term widespread pattern of human activities that caused environmental degradation. These activ...

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