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20 February 2019 Global warming believed to be behind Oz roden... The Times of India
14 February 2019 Climate change could wipe out Bengal tigers i... The Economic Times
11 February 2019 NE glaciers may vanish by 2100 if warming unc... The Times of India
14 January 2019 2018 could be the warmest year on record for ... Mint
7 December 2018 Global carbon emissions see biggest jump in 7... Business Standard

Climate change could wipe out Bengal tigers in 50 years
The Economic Times, 14 February 2019

Sundarbans could be destroyed by climate change and rising sea levels over the next 50 years, according to scientists. Spanning more than 10,000 square kilometres, the Sundarbans region of Bangladesh and India is the biggest mangrove forest on Earth, and also the most critical area for the endangered Bengal tiger. The researchers used computer simulations to assess the future suitability of the low-lying Sundarban region for tigers and their prey species, using mainstream estimates of climatic trends from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Their analyses included factors such as extreme weather events and sea-level rise.   Read full story...

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