Ganges Delta, Bangladesh (05:51)
Tropical cyclones are becoming more intense as climate change continues. Once fertile farmland is now covered in water and villagers are struggling to survive.
Bangladesh is planning to use mangrove trees as protection from future storms and flooding. The Bangladesh Forest Department has been growing saplings to plant along its exposed Indian Ocean coastline.
Emirates Friendship Hospital (04:40)
This floating hospital provides healthcare to hundreds of people per day. It is more reliable than a structure built on land. Floating schools and farms are also being created.
Future of Ganges Delta (05:27)
Climate change is making it difficult for farmers to survive. Once salt water gets in soil, it can no longer grow crops.
Climate Refugees (05:33)
Many people are moving from the Ganges Delta to the country's capital. Dhaka is one of the most densely populated cities on Earth.
Sustainability in Bhutan (07:15)
This remote kingdom in the Himalayas is carbon negative. An elderly yak herder shares his concerns for the future of his way of life as temperatures continue to rise, making his livestock sick.
Glacial Lakes (03:18)
Besides the polar regions, the Himalayas are the largest ice store in the world. A glacier scientist explains the threat of melting ice.
Gross National Happiness (05:00)
The prime minister of Bhutan discusses the human desire for economic development and the kingdom's focus on GNP instead of GDP. The country absorbs CO2 from the atmosphere by planting trees.
Tree Warrior (04:57)
Bhutan removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere with its trees, which are protected in the country's constitution. One individual has planted over 100,000 trees by hand,
Credits: Bangladesh and Bhutan—Climate Change: Ade on the Frontline (00:33)
Credits: Bangladesh and Bhutan—Climate Change: Ade on the Frontline
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