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In the Sundarbans swamp, pneumatophores are upward growths of mangrove root systems that allow them to capture oxygen. https://www.shutterstock.com/es/image-photo/pneumatophores-mangrove-forest-bed-green-moss-2130650117

Using art and song to help bring the world’s largest mangrove swamp back from the brink

On the border between India and Bangladesh, the Sundarbans suffer from overexploitation and rising sea levels. With a “Climate Wall” project, a virtual museum is raising awareness and increasing resiliency.
The internment centre at Deoli in Rajasthan where Chinese people were held for up to five years after the month-long border conflict. indiadeoli.wordpress.com

1962’s Sino-Indian border war lasted four weeks – internment of India’s Chinese community lasted years

Overnight, Chinese people found themselves classed as “aliens” in India, which for some was the only country they’d ever known. But worse, many were detained for up to five years.
The Koli community depend on fishing, but fish stocks off Mumbai’s coast have been declining. Akella Srinivas Ramalingaswami/Shutterstock

Facing the dual threat of climate change and human disturbance, Mumbai – and the world – should listen to its fishing communities

Facing human threats, Mumbai’s Koli community are taking risk reduction into their own hands – other vulnerable coastal settlements should take note.
Charlie Hunnam as Gregory David Roberts in the forthcoming TV adaptation of the 2003 novel. Anonymous Content/Paramount Television

Shantaram – the Black white man’s burden

Gregory David Roberts’ best-selling 2003 novel has been adapted for TV. But its depiction of India and Indians brims with Orientalist, white saviour stereotypes.

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