June 01 – Erosion of an ecosystem that supports 4 million people

The mangrove forests of the Sundarbans delta — designated a UNESCO World Heritage site — acts as the natural division to the Bengal and Bangladesh coastline.

Cyclone Amphan is another of the many ugly turn of events that are quickly eroding an ecosystem that supports about 4 million people, shelters extensive native biodiversity. For more, read on…


A write up by AVANTIKA GOSWAMI |MAY 26, 2020 on Columbia University’s online portal.