Climate change endangers Sundarbans tiger habitats

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Within 50 years, the entire population of Bengal tigers in the Sundarbans mangroves in Bangladesh is likely to be lost to climate change and sea-level rise.

“Our studies show a rapid falling-off the Royal Bengal tiger population and suitable tiger habitats in the Bangladesh Sundarbans area by 2050,” said the corresponding author of the study, Sharif A. Mukul.

Climate change predictions to determine the impact on tigers

Climate change is likely to follow a similar path in the Indian Sundarbans and its counterpart in Bangladesh. Both sides are vulnerable to rising sea level.

Climate Change and River salinity in coastal areas.

The health of Mangrove trees is declining.

Climate Change, Soil Salinity in Coastal
Bangladesh.

Written by

South Asia Fellow at Climate Tracker

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