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Flooding in Bangladesh due to Wetland loss

Land grabbing in wetlands has reduced the capacity of Bangladesh’s capital city of Dhaka to hold rainwater in the monsoon season causing environmental disasters and urban flooding. On World Wetland Day marked on Feb. 2, experts urged the government to control unplanned urbanization, industrialization and reclaim the occupied wetlands to …

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Protest in Mexico as raids intensify

Hundreds of migrants have gathered outside the Mexican immigration office in Tapachula to protest against police raids on small hotels and other places of shelter where migrants have been staying. The migrants protested outside the offices of Mexico’s National Migration Institute (INM) in Tapachula, near the Guatemala border on Friday. …

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Migrants freeze to death after Greece pushback

Turkish authorities have recovered 12 bodies believed to be those of asylum seekers who were pushed back by Greece. The bodies were found near the Ipsala border crossing between Turkiye and Greece, Turkiye’s Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Wednesday. They were found frozen to death “without shoes and stripped …

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