The effects of using saline water in the Bay of Bengal region

The effects of using saline water in the Bay of Bengal region

In this webinar we discuss the impact saline water has on people’s health along the Bay of Bengal coast, where water is becoming increasingly salty due to rising sea levels. At the end, we answer questions and discuss story ideas.

Speakers

  • Dr. Anwar Zahid, Director, Groundwater Division, Bangladesh Water Development Board
  • Dr. Dhiman Burman, Principal Scientist, Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Canning, West Bengal
  • Dr. Jaya Shreedhar, Internews Asia Health Advisor
  • Mr. Subrata Roy, Medical Assistant, LEDARS, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Upasona Ghosh, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Public Health, Bhubaneswar

 

Moderator: Joydeep Gupta, Earth Journalism Network, Internews

Banner image: Men fishing in Munshiganj, Bangladesh / Credit: Saidur Rahman via Unsplash

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