Bangladesh

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World’s best building award won by rainwater-harvesting hospital in rural Bangladesh
RIBA’s international prize 2021 has been won by Kashef Chowdhury’s $2m Friendship hospital in a water-logged part of Bengal, beating competition from David Chipperfield and Wilkinson Eyre

Oliver Wainwright

25, Jan, 2022 @11:21 PM

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Port in a storm: the trailblazing town welcoming climate refugees in Bangladesh
The river town of Mongla is leading the way in a project to resettle people in a region decimated by extreme weather

Kaamil Ahmed and Isabel Choat

24, Jan, 2022 @6:01 AM

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‘We live and die by it’: climate crisis threatens Bangladesh’s Sundarbans
Villagers rely more on the forest’s resources, threatening its ecosystem – and leaving them more vulnerable to cyclones

Kaamil Ahmed in Gabura

18, Jan, 2022 @7:45 AM

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The world on screen: the best movies from Africa, Asia and Latin America
From a Somali love story to a deep dive into Congolese rumba, Guardian writers pick their favourite recent world cinema releases

Guardian writers

24, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘We faced so many cyclones’: how people in Bangladesh are rebuilding after climate catastrophe
This year’s Guardian and Observer campaign supports charities fighting global climate injustice. Here, we look at Practical Action, which helps small farms in Bangladesh

Kaamil Ahmed in Shyamnagar

12, Dec, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Climate-vulnerable countries call for help forcing high emitters to act
Those most at risk warn countries such as Australia they will lose out economically if they do not raise targets

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @12:46 PM

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A £300 monsoon-busting home: the Bangladeshi architect fighting extreme weather
From a mosque that breathes to innovative bamboo houses, Marina Tabassum has won the prestigious Soane medal for her humanitarian buildings

Oliver Wainwright

16, Nov, 2021 @1:47 PM

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Fossil fuel companies owe reparations to countries they are destroying | Mark Hertsgaard
Who pays for ‘loss and damage’ is in vogue at Cop26, but the authors of the climate emergency are still escaping accountability

Mark Hertsgaard

12, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Hindu-Muslim violence crosses border from Bangladesh to India
Footage shared on social media blamed for igniting violence between communities that left seven dead, buildings torched and many living in fear

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi and Redwan Ahmed in Cumilla

31, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How global heating’s children view the world, 12 years on
In the run-up to the global summit in Glasgow, we revisit families with children – now teenagers – born at the time of the 2009 climate conference

Hannah Summers

24, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Seven dead after violence erupts during Hindu festival in Bangladesh
Five Muslims and two Hindus die in violence that followed claim that a Qur’an was desecrated

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

16, Oct, 2021 @2:22 PM

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UN quizzed over role in prison-like island camp for Rohingya refugees
Rights groups raise concerns over deal to provide services on Bhasan Char, as Bangladesh plans to increase camp’s population by 80,000

Kaamil Ahmed

15, Oct, 2021 @12:27 PM

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