Government initiates steps to save Sunderbans from climate change

  • | Wednesday | 22nd January, 2020

The move comes in the backdrop of Sunderbans facing the impact of climate change that is posing a threat to the ecosystems of the islands. "The island is at risk not only due to climate change but also due to human interventions. So we will have to develop Sunderbans in a sustainable manner maintaining a symbiotic relationship with the community," he added. Kalyan Rudra, chairman of West Bengal Pollution Control Board said that the Sunderbans has gradually lost its landmass. The hub will be funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) under the Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF).

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