Escaping the hungry tide

Sep 25, 2019, 07:11 AM
Sagar Island is one of the 102 Islands in the Indian Sundarban. Surrounded by Bay of Bengal on one side, and Hooghly river and Muriganga river on the other two, this island is experiencing real time effects of climate change. With the mangroves being torn down and the fragile land being used for agricultural purposes, those living there say nothing can save them from the wrath of the sea. 
This is their story brought to you by our reporter Vaishali Pandiyen who is in conversation with those living in Sagar Island as well as professor-cum-researcher Tuhin Ghosh from the School of oceanographic studies, Jadavpur University.