Migration to flee rising seas could affect 1.3m Bangladeshis by 2050

People make their way to a safer place before the cyclone Amphan makes its landfall in Gabura outskirts of Satkhira district, Bangladesh May 20, 2020. REUTERS

A new mathematical model predicts the country’s southern regions along the Bay of Bengal will be the first impacted by sea level rise, causing displacement that would eventually affect all of the nation’s 64 districts. Some migrants could displace existing residents, triggering further movement of people, said the study published by the American Geophysical Union, […]

India’s likely ban on export of jute seeds to affect Bangladesh stakeholders

Horse-drawn carriages only means of transportation still!

REZAUL KARIM | Published: March 13, 2021 09:51:15 | Updated: March 13, 2021 14:01:53 India’s likely ban on export of jute seeds has raised concerns among Bangladesh’s millers, cultivators and the government, official sources said. The neighbouring country is likely to take the decision on the ban with a view to meeting its domestic demand […]

How climate change may affect your health

Boats are seen on the dried lake Poopo affected by climate change, in the Oruro Department, Bolivia, September 1, 2017. REUTERS

But what if I told you that no matter where you live or how high your socioeconomic status, climate change can endanger your health, both physical and mental, now and in the future? Not only your health, but also the health of your children and grandchildren? Might you consider making changes to help mitigate the […]