Category: Fishes | Public Awareness | Resource

Puffer Fishes: A Common and an Old Threat in Bangladesh

Tetraodon cutcutia

Tetraodon cutcutia

‘Puffer fish’ became a burning issue in recent times when several people died after consuming this fish in different places of Bangladesh. This type of incident is not a new one, every year especially during the rainy season a lot of people are killed due …read more

Category: Costal and marine | Freshwater | Livelihood | Management

Climate change: A threat for fishermen communities

Bangladesh is situated at the interface of two contrasting settings with the Bay of Bengal and the North Indian Ocean to the south and the Himalayas to the north. This gives the country the life giving monsoons on one hand, and the catastrophic disasters like tropical cyclones, storm surges, floods, droughts and erosion, on the other. The geographical location, low and almost flat topography, very high population density etc. have …read more