Bangkok is sinking. Here's how a new park can protect the city from flooding

An aerial view shows the city of  Bangkok on June 24, 2009. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang  (THAILAND CITYSCAPE)

The park can hold up to one million gallons of water. Image: REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND CITYSCAPE)

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Fish swim inside a flooded department store in Bangkok
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  CU Centenary Park Museum has the largest green roof in Thailand.
Rainwater flows from the green roof through wetlands into the retention pond; water also collects in the detention lawn.
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  At 10.5 meters, the green roof gives visitors an uplifting perspective on Bangkok.
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