It’s the biggest delta in the world…. And it’s a country. Its name is Bangladesh. Almost three hundred rivers flow through Bangladesh, defining its geography and the lifestyle of its people. Thus the 160 million inhabitants of this country, among the poorest and most densely populated in the world, have learned to live in the middle of the water and to adapt to its whims. Here and for all, it remains the main resource, whether for fishing or for agriculture on which nearly 70% of Bangladeshis depend. But today, water, that lifelong ally, has become a real threat. Caught between the melting snow of the Himalayan glaciers in the north of the country, and the rising waters of the Indian Ocean in the south, the inhabitants find themselves submerged by it. Cyclones, hurricanes, floods, erosion, this country, located just five meters above sea level, is locally suffering the consequences of global warming for which it is not responsible. Worse yet, if global warming continues at the same rate, Bangladesh could lose up to 17% of its territory by 2050. Between 20 and 40 million people would then be left without land under their feet.
Taken in 2011, It is a silver photography. His original slide is stored by the Yann Arthus-Bertrand Studio in Paris.
Original work by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The prints are made exclusively by the Yann Arthus-Bertrand Studio in Paris under the control of the artist himself.
Original Edition Signed and Numbered
Prints ordered without frames include a white border
- Format 1, 2 & 3 = 2 cm of white border around the image
- Format 4, 5 = 4 cm of white border around the image
- Format 6 = 5 cm of white border around the image
Digital print made by the Yann Arthus-Bertrand Studio. Canon IPF 9400 Ink-jet printer, pigmentary ink, printing on acid free 100% cotton fibre paper (Museo Silver Rag)
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