Hell and high water

boat in Gopalganj 2

Ratna Aditto has lived her entire life on the clay banks of the Pasur River in southern Bangladesh. Chances are she’ll die here. The capricious river has eaten her house more times than she can recall. One year she rebuilt it six times.

Where was her last house? She points out into the mist that hangs low over the grey-green river, obscuring the far bank.

Read my cover story for the UC Observer on how climate change is impacting millions of people in Bangladesh.

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