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Bangladesh struggles to turn the tide on climate change as sea levels rise

women work at a dry fish yard in the bangladeshi coastal resort
Women work at a dry fish yard in the Bangladeshi coastal resort of Cox’s Bazar. Changing weather conditions have hit the business hard. Photograph: Noor Alam/Majority World for the Guardian

From incessant rains to flooded rice fields, the economic impact of global warming has been keenly felt in the coastal town of Cox’s Bazar

January 21, 2017 — Bangladesh is already one of the most climate vulnerable nations in the world, and global warming will bring more floods, stronger cyclones. At the dry fish yards, close to the airport Continue reading Bangladesh struggles to turn the tide on climate change as sea levels rise

Maynilad reduces water production due to monsoon rain

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Erosion increases the amount of sediments at the Angat Dam, forcing Maynilad to reduce water production

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 14, 2016) — Water service provider Maynilad on Sunday, August 14, advised some residents of Metro Manila to stock up on water, after it was forced to reduce water production to remove sediments.  Continue reading Maynilad reduces water production due to monsoon rain