Impact of extreme drought on tree-ring width and vessel anatomical features of Chukrasia tabularis

Abstract Multiple sources of evidence suggest an increasing frequency of extreme climatic events during the past century. In Bangladesh, a country strongly influenced by the South Asian monsoon climate, the years 1999 and 2006 were the most severe droughts among the ten drought events identified over the last four decades. We investigated the impact of.. Read More

Soil Nutrient Stress and Rice Production in Bangladesh

Abstract Soil nutrient mining is on-going in Bangladesh and, thus, is impairing major food production in many cases. Understanding plant–soil–nutrient interactions in various agro-ecosystems is essential for sustainable crop production, especially rice grains, the staple food of approximately 156 million people from the country. This chapter addresses soil fertility management options for increasing rice production in relation to nutrient balance and mining in rice-based cropping systems… Read More


Local Interpretations of Climate Change: A Study in Selected Coastal Areas of Bangladesh

Abstract The paper aims to understand local perceptions of climate change with anthropological insight. This also includes local beliefs, values and practices associated with their adaptation strategies. Perception about climate change varies from region to region and with skeptical belief as well. Most of the elderly peoples of the locality have a belief that past.. Read More

Sexual and Reproductive Health Vulnerabilities of the Adolescents in a Coastal District of Bangladesh

Abstract Disaster have miserable impacts on human health. During and as the aftermath of disaster, there are possibilities of increasing vulnerability of sexual and reproductive health (SRH). Because of society’s normative ideas related to sexuality, adolescent’s SRH is, especially, often a forbidden issue of concern within the society. Disaster makes it more complicated and leaves.. Read More


Climate Change and Gender Role in a Flood Prone Region of Bangladesh

Abstract The study provides an overview of climate change and gender role in the north part of Bangladesh where river bank erosion is one of the most common natural hazards. It states the gender role and adaptation strategy with the danger of the river bank erosion. In erosion prone areas people, especially, women are worried.. Read More

Community–based Adaptation to Climate Change: Experience of the Coastline of Bangladesh

Abstract The conical shape of the Bay of Bengal, the low-lying coast and Bangladesh’s very location on the tip of the sea have made the country most vulnerable to periodic natural disasters like, cyclone and tidal surges. The coastal zone is characterized by a vast network of rivers and tidal channels; erosion and accretion processes.. Read More


Exploring Cross-Sectoral Adaptation Challenges in the Coastal Areas of Bangladesh

Abstract The south-western coastal people of Bangladesh are always stressed with historically changing climate and environment. To cope with this mutable situation, these people initiated different adaptation practices, and the multiple stakeholders’ challenges related to this practices are poorly explored. In this study, we followed bottom-up approach to reconnoiter local adaptation challenges from Shyamnagar upazilla.. Read More

Climate change and world heritage: a cross-border analysis of the Sundarbans (Bangladesh–India)

ABSTRACT The national policy context influences micro-level management actions for natural World Heritage facing the challenge of climate change in the developing world. Little is currently known about how climate vulnerable natural World Heritage is managed to build resilience within the socio-ecological system. Management actions based on conservation, biodiversity, community and tourism policies are important.. Read More


Impact of Climate Change and Ganges Discharge on the Salinity of the Passur River, Southwestern Bangladesh

ABSTRACT The present paper embodies the possible impact of climate change and upstream discharge on the Passur River water at the Mongla point of Khulna division, south-western part of Bangladesh. The secondary data have been gathered from different sources and were analysed to understand the aforementioned situation. To establish the relationship, the long-term salinity data.. Read More

Impact of Climate Change on Wheat Production in Dinajpur Region of Bangladesh: an Econometric Analysis

Abstract Dinajpur is the highest wheat producing northern district in Bangladesh and wheat is the second most essential cereal crop after rice in this country. This is much sensitive to climatic change. The main concern of this paper was to quantify the long-term effect of climate change on wheat production in Dinajpur district using multiple.. Read More

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