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Heat of the Moment: Sea Level Rise


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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
  • Daniel Grossman, journalist.


Host: Jasmin Lopez

Producer: Daniel Grossman

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