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Title: News from Meghalay
Post by: Joe Duxbury on April 29, 2008, 11:00:58 am
Cave-in proves ecologists right - Limestone mining causes part of India's seventh longest cave to collapse
E.M. JOSE
The Telegraph - Calcutta

Shillong, April 27: For some years now, ecologists and nature-lovers have been crying themselves hoarse over the threat posed by limestone mining to Meghalaya’s caves.

The first signs of the danger ahead are now beginning to show — India's seventh longest cave in Cherrapunjee, Krem Mawmluh, has started caving in.
Read on
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1080428/jsp/northeast/story_9195867.jsp