Erosion chomps on Bangladesh’s watermelon industry

Farmers on island on the frontline of climate change see their fruit rot as trucks cannot reach the mainland.

Bangladesh’s disappearing island of Bhola is on the frontline of climate change.

Since 1990, half of the southern island has been affected by coastal erosion, big chunks swept away by sea waves. And as the watermelon season draws to an end, farmers are left dealing with a logistical nightmare.

Al Jazeera’s Maher Sattar reports from Bhola.

Source: Al Jazeera