Southern Florida Among Spots At Greater Risk Due To Sea Level Rise, Finds New Machine Learning Study

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 22:25:53 +0000

The new CoastalDEM, machine-learning enabled predictions of extreme coastal water level risk exposures much higher. Legacy models showed 250 million people at risk by 2050. With CoastalDEM, a hundred million more people are at risk

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India to fence entire border with Bangladesh

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 08:59:03 +0000

India to fence entire border with Bangladesh

DHAKA — Bangladesh has no objection to India’s plan to fence the entire border between the two countries if it is done following due procedure, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said.  “India has already fenced about 80 percent of the border. They want to complete the rest of the work. I said that if it is […]

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Conjoined Bangladeshi twins stable after separation—doctors

Credit to Author: nguno| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 14:37:54 +0000

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Conjoined Bangladeshi twins who were separated last week are in a stable condition, the team of Hungarian and Bangladeshi doctors who carried out the marathon operation said Saturday. Three-year-old Rabeya and Rukaya who were joined at the head suffered from a rare embryological disorder affecting an estimated one in every five to six million births. […]

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Dengue Outbreak in Bangladesh: Faster spread feared during Eid holiday

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 03:45:38 +0000

Dengue Outbreak in Bangladesh: Faster spread feared during Eid holiday

After the dengue outbreak spread to almost every district in the country, health experts now fear the viral fever will spread further and faster during Eid vacation, when tens of thousands of people are expected to head home.

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Dengue outbreak in Bangladesh: Hospitals struggling

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 08:46:48 +0000

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Last Sunday, when Shahjadi Akter’s five-year-old daughter began running a fever, she rushed the child to Dhaka Medical College Hospital from her Hosni Dalan house. Doctors there diagnosed her with dengue, but could not admit her due to a lack of beds.

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Bangladesh declares its rivers ‘legal persons’

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 14:25:30 +0000

Bangladesh’s high court has granted the country’s rivers the rights and status of “living entities” in a bid to save them from encroachment, a lawyer said Tuesday.

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South Asian security experts downplay Islamic State threat

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 12:45:30 +0000

South Asian security experts downplay Islamic State threat

Indian and Bangladeshi officials and security experts largely dismissed a fresh threat of violence from an Islamic State-aligned media group.

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Woman’s brutal killing in Bangladesh triggers protests

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 00:49:48 +0000

Woman's brutal killing in Bangladesh triggers protests

Dozens of protesters took to the streets in Bangladesh’s capital to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who died after being set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her Islamic school’s principal.

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