Bangladesh is getting smaller!

Bangladesh is a country recognized with is delta plain behavior. But nowadays, the country is losing its length. Within last 10 years, the southern part of this country faced river erosion several times.

Recently Australian journal of coastal conservation has been published an article named ‘Planning and Management Rates of shoreline change along the coast of Bangladesh’ by Dr. Md. Golam Sarwar.

He stated that,   the sea shore of Bangladesh every year going to120 meter inwards, that means every year there happens a huge the land loss. The researcher at present works in Bangladesh Unnayan Porishad. He studied with satellite images from 1989 to 2009 and the study area was Teknaf, an upazila of Cox’s Bazar. The result of the research gives a result, the area lose 2.4 KM area within 20 years.