Citing concerns over the impact on the World Heritage Site in Sundarbans, including on the Royal Bengal Tiger, the United Nations (UN) has recommended Bangladesh to scrap the proposed 1,320MW thermal power
Filter content by
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a global health and developmental emergency, as they cause premature deaths, exacerbate poverty and threaten national economies. In 2008, they were the top killers
Nutritional status has marginal influence on the metabolism of inorganic arsenic in pregnant Bangladeshi women
In this population-based study the researchers aimed to elucidate the effect of nutrition on As methylation among women in Matlab, Bangladesh, where people are chronically exposed to iAs via drinking water. March 2008
Tubewells have been so popular in rural Bangladesh that about 12 million have been installed, yielding water that is convenient, free and low in bacteria. But every fourth well is polluted with arsenic, with the result that millions of people are exposed to a severe environmental hazard. We explore this crisis from the viewpoint of legal geographies.