Saturday, January 24, 2009

Bangladesh: the nature's disaster labratory

The Nature magazine in its online edition today has carried a story on how Bangladesh is already suffering the ill effects of rising global greenhouse gas emissions.

It quoted Ainun Nishat of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)who said:'Bangladesh is nature's laboratory on disasters'.

Bangladesh is threatened with encroaching seas, dwindling water supplies and fiercer storms, and according to NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies more extreme changes could be in store.

Read the full story here.

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