Bangladesh coal plants threaten world’s largest mangrove forest: HRW; Daily Star

Human Rights Watch blames Bangladesh for threatening to destroy the life-saving forests of the Sundarbans by building coal-fired power plants near the world’s largest mangrove forest.

Source: Bangladesh coal plants threaten world’s largest mangrove forest: HRW

Cyclone Amphan makes landfall across Sundarbans World Heritage properties (Bangladesh, India); Unesco

Source: Cyclone Amphan makes landfall across Sundarbans World Heritage properties (Bangladesh, India)

It’s time for the Sundarbans; Haseeb Md Irfanullah; Daily Star

Well, the Sundar-bans has done it again! As it has been doing for hundreds of years. This time, it took the blow of super-cyclone Amphan and saved us from severe devastation.

Source: It’s time for the Sundarbans

Our Hero, The Sundarbans; H Rainak Khan Real; Daily Star

The moment H Rainak Khan Real hears the name Sundarbans, the image of a lush green mangrove forest and a Royal Bengal Tiger majestically taking a stroll flashes before his eyes.

Source: Our Hero, The Sundarbans

Sundarbans: The ever-thriving ecosystem; Raquel R Bacay; Khmer Times

 

The Sundarbans is a mangrove forest area which covers an area of approximately 10,000 square kms in the delta formed by the confluence of Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna Rivers in the Bay of Bengal.

Source: Sundarbans: The ever-thriving ecosystem – Khmer Times

Sundarbans, the undiscovered jewel of Bangladesh; Kim Bo-Gyung; Korea Herald

Source: [Diplomatic circuit] [From the Scene] Sundarbans, the undiscovered jewel of Bangladesh

Explore the world’s largest mangrove forest; Susannah Savage; National Geographic

Get off the beaten path in the Bangladeshi Sundarbans.

Source: Explore the world’s largest mangrove forest

Discover the untapped beauty of Bangladesh; Farhana Chowdhury; Khaleej Times

Bangladesh – The Sundarbans

The country is home to breathtaking attractions that have long been waiting to be discovered.

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An archipelago of killer cats; Jack Palfrey; BBC

Bangladesh – The Sundarbans

Each year, approximately 30 people are killed by tigers in the Sundarbans – so why do locals revere rather than fear these killer cats?

 

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Sundarbans Mangroves: Freshwater Species of the Week; Brian Clark Howard; National Geographic

Mangroves anchor the edges of the world, but they are slipping away, thanks to coastal development, pollution, over-harvesting, nutrient loading, overuse of freshwater, and climate change. The world’s largest intact halophytic (salt-tolerating) mangrove forest is the Sundarbans, a UNESCO World Heritage…

Source: Sundarbans Mangroves: Freshwater Species of the Week