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News from Meghalay

Joe Duxbury

Cave-in proves ecologists right - Limestone mining causes part of India's seventh longest cave to collapse
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.
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