Climate change is here affecting weather conditions and sea levels. In India it’s also having a more surprising influence on the country’s tigers.
On this edition of Making Contact, reporter Daniel Grossman takes us to India in Heat of the Moment: Sea Level Rise. Heat of the Moment was originally produced for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and WBUR.
Pranabes Sanyal, former park director for the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve
Amit Mallick, Sundarbans resident and man attacked by tiger
Tushar Kanjilal, secretary of the Tagore Society for Rural Development
Mohammed Sheikh Gafur, Sundarbans resident and tea shop owner
Sugata Hazra, an oceanographer at Calcutta’s Jadavapur University
Ainun Nishat representative to the International Union for Conservation of Nature
Shafiqul Islam, director of a small college and founder of the Pani Committee
Sheikh Nural Ala, chief engineer for this region of the Water Development Board
Atiq Rahman, director of the Bangladesh Center for Advanced Studies