Bangladesh | Capsize of coal barges in Sundarbans rings alarm on Rampal plant

Capsize of coal barges in Sundarbans rings alarm on Rampal plant

A total of four coal-laden boats have capsized over the last three years, highlighting the danger that a huge new coal power plant will pose to the world's largest mangrove forest; yet the Sheikh Hasina government seems blind to the risk

April 24, 2018 5:34 PM (UTC+8)
A Royal Bengal Tiger rests under a mangrove tree in Sundarbans National Park. Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Jayne Stockdale
A Royal Bengal Tiger rests under a mangrove tree in Sundarbans National Park. Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Jayne Stockdale
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