Bangladesh is one of the most populated countries in the world with 161 million (16 crore) population. It is a common perception that Bangladesh has the lowest demographic status in the world - packed with people and it's getting worst over the years. There are only 7 countries more populated than this flood plain delta. Only 9 small city states (such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Macao, Monaco etc.) and island nations have more population density than Bangladesh (1237/sq.km.).
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This project presents fascinating satellite views of important and scenic spots of Bangladesh. Views range from natural to man-made environments with great artistic detail. New images are added each week. Stay tuned.
Vegetation Dynamics from MODIS
MODIS time series data were used to derive monthly Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI), averaged over 2011-2015 period.
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Modern human originated in Africa about 200,000 years ago. About 100,000 years passed when we started migrating to the other parts of the globe. At that point the population was less than 1 million, which expanded to about 170 million by 1 AD in just 10,000 years after the invention of organized agriculture.
Since then the big empires such as Roman, Han started to form. The golden age of India started at about 500 AD with highest population concentration in that region. Mayans in South America
If you are travelling to or from Dhaka city by road or waterway, you may come across the scenic beauty of numerous lonesome tall smoky towers in the rural foggy landscape of sandy floodplain that entices the feeling of sadness, reminds you the impermanence of life or an apocalypse from a science fiction movie. Those smoky towers are manmade brickfields (brick kilns) constantly burning out soft muddy bricks to turn them into hardy ones; fueled by coal, wood, rubber and tire. Each one is a highly hot pit, a mini hell, serving the growing demand for house and industry construction in a fast growing already populous mega city. These are not only visible around Dhaka, also near all major cities in Bangladesh. There are about 5000 brickfields across ...
This awareness raising video speaks the truth, the truth that we all know about but do not want to accept. Enjoy...