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Stemming the waters of Bangladesh
This tranquil scene of a woman fishing in Bangladesh belies the pressures facing many of the country's rivers. There is a strong misconception that Bangladesh is a country of too much water. Despite having as many as 52 rivers coming from India, local environmentalists complain that Bangladesh has little control over them. Its neighbour, India, has built dams on practically all of them stemming the flow of water to Bangladesh. read more 
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