Freshwater Trail: Environmental Migration

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Environmental Migrants Along The Ganges, Meghna, & Brahmaputra

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Trapped In Shards India in Bangladesh in India in Bangladesh -- life for the people in the enclaves, remnants of forgotten Mughal treaties, hangs between a bloody border and a hungry river

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Shifting Sands, Shifting Lives

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When A River Runs Dry

here No water in the rivers means no fish. No fish means no money. No money means no food. The fisherman's view of the Teesta water-sharing non-agreement

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The Nowhere People

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Landlords To Bed, Beggars To Rise

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Frontlines Of Erosion

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Smothered By Sand Devastation from floods induced by increasingly severe weather events are only half the story. Swollen rivers carry sand displaced by river-bed mining and deforestation and dump it on fields, rendering them inert Photoessay
Delusion Of Dykes Assam has over 4,400 km of dykes in a bid to control a flooding Brahmaputra. Many of these are over 50 years old, neglected, weak. They breach, the river floods, people turn refugees in their own land Shorts
The Crack Readers

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Disappearing Hilsa

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Pirates and Perils

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This Fishing Life

Buy Generic Xanax From Canada Almost four million people depend upon the Sundarbans delta in Bangladesh and almost a million live and/or work within the forest -- fisherfolk crab-catchers, honey collectors, shrimp-fishers, among others