A Bat-Borne Virus Is Poised to Become a Pandemic in Bangladesh. Can We Stop It?
Nipah virus is one of eight diseases that the World Health Organization has identified as epidemic threats in need of prioritization, and ways to curb it are running thin.
Viewfinder: Monsoon Rains Hit Refugee Camps One Year After Thousands of Rohingya Fled Into Bangladesh
A young child stands under a shelter as monsoon rains hit on August 28th, 2018, in Unchiprang refugee camp, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.
Viewfinder: Returning Home for Eid al-Adha in Bangladesh
People scramble to reach the roof of an overcrowded train at a station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on August 20th, 2018.
Viewfinder: Celebrating Indigenous Communities in Bangladesh
A Bangladeshi child lights a candle to mark International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples in Dhaka on August 8th, 2018.
Viewfinder: New United States Citizens Recite the National Anthem
New United States citizen Mosammat Rasheda Akter, originally Bangladesh, holds her seven-month-old daughter Fahmida as she sings the U.S. National Anthem during naturalization ceremony at the New York Public Library on July 3rd, 2018.
Field Notes: Morning at the Buriganga River in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Momin Mohammad, a leather worker, brushes his teeth by a canal near his home in the city's polluted Hazaribagh neighborhood. Each day, tanneries dump 22,000 liters of toxic waste into the Buriganga, the capital city's main river and key water supply.
Bangladesh's Forests: A Point of Tension and Connection Between Incoming Rohingya and Locals
As hundreds of thousands of Myanmar muslims seek safety in the country, they have little choice but to overburden the jungles on which their livelihoods depend.
Field Notes: The Soil Embankments of Gazipara, Bangladesh
Gazipara, Bangladesh: In southern Bangladesh, soil embankments protect rise paddies from the Kapotaksma and Shakbaria rivers during the rainy season, but the heavy storm surges frequently destroy them.
Viewfinder: Rohingya Muslim Refugees Arrive in Bangladesh
Rohingya Muslim refugees look at the hundreds of tents filling a refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhiya district on October 4th, 2017.
Months After the Bangladesh Disaster It's Not Clear Who's Going to Pay
Walmart and Benetton ducked a meeting in Geneva today on restitution.
Should We Retire the Word 'Sweatshop'? Disaster in Bangladesh.
Sweatshops are great political targets for unions, who have incentives to drive up the price of manufacturing abroad. But better building inspectors is a rare union demand, at least compared to longer break times and higher wages.