COP25 in a Nutshell

COP25 in a Nutshell

Saleemul Huq outlines the major talking points at the Conference of Parties The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is a global treaty that was signed and ratified by 195 countries obligating themselves to take actions to protect the planet,...
Always Prepared

Always Prepared

Young volunteer rescuers spring into action during climate disasters by Naushad Ali Husein Shahjadi Begum woke up at 1 a.m. to find the river roaring through her veranda. Before going to sleep, she had organized her things so that she could easily move out if she had...
Memory of Spring

Memory of Spring

Bangladesh, a low-lying, deltaic country criss-crossed by 300 rivers and streams is at the forefront of climate change. In the southern coastal belt, lies the village of Jhapa, in the sub-district of Shayamnagar, in the district of Sathkhira. If that sounds remote,...
Nature Spares No One

Nature Spares No One

Floods in Bangladesh hit 5 million people A Woman leaves with a clutch of medicine from an emergency medical camp in Sundarganj, Gaibandha. PC: Jakariya Jasim Uddin has managed to get within a stone’s throw from his home by boat. But now the boat struggles, squeezed...
No raincheck at Rohingya camp

No raincheck at Rohingya camp

Humanitarian services remain open despite catastrophic monsoon On what was previously just a hilly forest, The Kutupalong Expansion Sites which shelter some 600,000 of a million Rohingya people living in Bangladesh were built in a matter of weeks. Denuded two years...