The projected increase in energy demand coupled with concerns regarding present reliance on fossil fuel and associated environmental concerns had led to increased interest in exploiting renewable energy sources. Among different renewable energy sources, tidal energy is unique and most suitable because of its predictable nature and capability to ensure supply security. Tide consists of.. Read More
The paper primarily focuses urban material culture and its adverse impact on urban waste management and finally the environmental services. The study results show the increase of personal purchasing capacity, pleasure in aesthetes, upholding the social esteem push people towards material culture at a hyper level. It causes a serious risk of waste management and.. Read More
Using geospatial techniques to develop an emergency referral transport system for suspected sepsis patients in Bangladesh.
Background: A geographic information system (GIS)-based transport network within an emergency referral system can be the key to reducing health system delays and increasing the chances of survival, especially during an emergency. We employed a GIS to design an emergency transport system for the rapid transfer of pregnant or early post-partum women, newborns, and children.. Read More
143-4422-1-PB Salinity intrusion in coastal Bangladesh has serious population health implications, which are yet to be clearly understood. The study was undertaken through the ‘Assessing Health, Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation in Populous Deltas’ project in coastal Bangladesh. Drinking water salinity and blood pressure measurements were carried out during the household survey campaign. The.. Read More
The Importance of Improved Cooking Stove for Forest Conservation, Economic Benefits and Climate Change Mitigation—A Bangladesh Case Study
Biomass energy is one of the most primary sources of energy for the poor people particularly for the forest dependent communities. Similarly, forest dependent communities in Bangladesh use different types of forest biomass energy (i.e., wood, trees, leaves, undergrowth and bamboo) as fuels in the traditional cooking stove which results on continuous forest destruction, incomplete.. Read More
A study of Bangladesh’s sub-surface water storages using satellite products and data assimilation scheme
Climate change can significantly influence terrestrial water changes around the world particularly in places that have been proven to be more vulnerable such as Bangladesh. In the past few decades, climate impacts, together with those of excessive human water use have changed the country’s water availability structure. In this study, we use multi-mission remotely sensed.. Read More
Background: Our study aims to obtain estimates of the size effects of temperature extremes on infant mortality in Bangladesh using monthly time series data. Methods: Data on temperature, child and infant mortality were obtained for Matlab district of rural Bangladesh for January 1982 to December 2008 encompassing 49,426 infant deaths. To investigate the relationship between.. Read More
Bangladesh is prone to repeated flooding events. The evidence indicates that these events are on the rise and increasing in severity. Our research, conducted by field trips to Bangladesh in 2010 and 2015, utilised in-depth interviews with participants from regularly flooded villages. Key findings indicate that it is useful to consider strategies to cope with.. Read More
The Role of Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Southeastern Island Communities of Bangladesh in Disaster Risk Management Strategies.
Climate change is known to impact coastal areas in a variety of ways. The threat of climate changerequires effective disaster risk management, especially in highly vulnerable ecosystems such as islandcommunities of Southeastern Bangladesh. Past disaster experiences in different parts of the world haverevealed the importance of integrating traditional ecological knowledge with scientific findings in managingdisaster.. Read More
Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) is increasingly recognised as a promising approach for the most vulnerable people to adapt to climate change impacts. However, CBA has conceptual and procedural challenges, e.g., lacking of an established theory. Under this context evaluating the suitability of CBA merits a closer look. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the.. Read More