"Bangladesh stands at the forefront of climate change, with its coastal region witnessing dramatic sea-level rise over the last three decades. The resultant sea-water intrusion is increasing salinity in coastal drinking water with severe health consequences to surrounding populations…This suggests that climate change is not only breaching our coasts, but is approaching the very shores of motherhood in the womb." -  Aneire E. Khan and Mikhail I. Islam on climate change impacts on maternal health in Bangladesh. “Salinity along the Bangladesh coast has already encroached over 100km inland into domestic ponds, groundwater supplies and agricultural land, through the various estuaries and water inlets intertwined with major rivers.”


"Bangladesh stands at the forefront of climate change, with its coastal region witnessing dramatic sea-level rise over the last three decades. The resultant sea-water intrusion is increasing salinity in coastal drinking water with severe health consequences to surrounding populations…This suggests that climate change is not only breaching our coasts, but is approaching the very shores of motherhood in the womb." -  Aneire E. Khan and Mikhail I. Islam on climate change impacts on maternal health in Bangladesh. “Salinity along the Bangladesh coast has already encroached over 100km inland into domestic ponds, groundwater supplies and agricultural land, through the various estuaries and water inlets intertwined with major rivers.”


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