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Stories on water scarcity, use, efficiency in agriculture, industry and cities across the region

  • Bangladesh saves its favourite fish

    November 26, 2018

    Strict implementation of the seasonal bans on Hilsa fishing has brought the species back from near extinction, but the government is struggling to adequately help the poor fishermen these bans have effected

  • Interview: How Arctic ice melt affects the monsoon

    November 19, 2018

    The director of India’s National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, M Ravichandran, speaks to thethirdpole.net on India’s experiences and hopes from research in the polar regions

  • Saline land will drive people out of Sundarbans

    November 08, 2018

    The rise in sea levels due to climate change is likely to turn the soil more saline in large parts of the Sundarbans region in India and Bangladesh, making cultivation unviable and forcing mass migration

  • Hope and pumpkins along the Teesta

    November 06, 2018

    Pumpkin cultivation on sandbars has drawn hundreds and thousands out of extreme poverty in Bangladesh, and this change of cultivation patterns may pave the way for others as water flow in the Teesta declines