Sharing the Ganges: A Bangladesh Perspective on Environmental Impacts and Political Implications

Abstract Among the cross-boundary rivers of two south Asian neighbors Bangladesh and India, the Himalayan river of Ganges occupies a strategically significant place. The largest of the shared rivers is also a major driver in the ecology and livelihood of both territories. A dispute over sharing the Ganges water started with India’s construction of a…Read More

Deathtrap in the Shores: Counting the Cost of Shipbreaking Yards in Bangladesh

ABSTRACT  The global shipping industry depends on the developing nations to dispose of the end-of-life vessels, which will no longer float in the seas. The developed world has gone out of the scene of this disposal process or shipbreaking, to safeguard their environment and people and comply with the international standard. Developing countries like Bangladesh…Read More

Dhaka Megacity: How Uncontrolled Urbanization is Breaking the Walls of Water Security?

Abstract Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh is urbanizing fast surpassing many other cities of the developing world.  Tides of migrants and rising population accompanied by unrealistic planning and improper administrative handling helped the city grow spontaneously. The city has taken a haphazard direction to expand in terms of population and areal extent. This unregulated…Read More

Twice a Victim: How Climate Change Hit Bangladesh with a Disaster and a Pandemic?

Abstract Change in the regional or global climatic pattern, often known as climate change is an undeniable problem of modern time. The degree of the problem intensifies according to the geographic and socio-economic conditions of respective regions. Vulnerable areas undergo destruction of both the natural as well as societal settings. This year, the ever-existing problem…Read More