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Villagers Fear For Survival on This Disappearing Island in India

India | Reuters | December 8, 2018, 8:38 am
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 A fisherman and his family ride past Ghoramara Island on their boat on Muri Ganga River, India. Ghoramara Island, part of the Sundarbans delta on the Bay of Bengal, has nearly halved in size over the past two decades, according to village elders. (Image: Reuters)

A fisherman and his family ride past Ghoramara Island on their boat on Muri Ganga River, India. Ghoramara Island, part of the Sundarbans delta on the Bay of Bengal, has nearly halved in size over the past two decades, according to village elders. (Image: Reuters)

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 Sheikh Aftab Uddin and his wife Mamta Bibi pose for a picture outside their new mud house after their previous house was washed away due to high tides on Ghoramara Island, India. (Image: Reuters)

Sheikh Aftab Uddin and his wife Mamta Bibi pose for a picture outside their new mud house after their previous house was washed away due to high tides on Ghoramara Island, India. (Image: Reuters)

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