Migration to flee rising seas could affect 1.3 million Bangladeshis by 2050: study

30th Apr, 2021

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Bangladeshi migrants leaving the coast due to rising sea levels could trigger waves of migration across the country that will affect at least 1.3 million people by 2050, according to a new study. A new mathematical model predicts the country's southern regions along the Bay of Bengal will be the first impacted by sea level rise, causing displacement that would eventually affect all of the nation's 64 districts.

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