NGOs Call On UNESCO to Protect Sundarbans From Proposed Coal-fired Power Plant

NGOs Call On UNESCO to Protect Sundarbans From Proposed Coal-fired Power Plant

The Rampal power station is a proposed 1320 MW coal-fired power station in Bangladesh. It is being built on the edge of the Sundarbans, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Ramsar-listed wetland.

The Sundarbans is the largest area of tidal mangrove forest in the world. It is home to Bengal tigers, fishing cats, macaques, wild boars, common grey mongooses, foxes, jungle cats, flying foxes, pangolins, and spotted deer. More than four million people live in the Sundarbans.

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