Bangladesh’s battle against climate change

Island of Kutubdia faces immediate threat

Fellows Fall 2009

By Joanna Kakissis

December 18, 2009

The effects of climate change are threatening to drown Bangladesh's fishing villages on the island of Kutubdia. International Reporting Project (IRP) Fellow, Joanna Kakissis reports from this remote region, and assesses the threat of rising sea levels on its residents. (Produced by William Colbert)

Kakissis spent five weeks reporting in Bangladesh as part of a grant from the IRP.