An Eroding Margin

Watch the tide come in and go out … the Sundarban mangrove forests breathing

It’s no fish ye’re buying, it’s men’s lives

Walter Scott

We meet a boy a few days later, the son of a hilsa fisherman. A few months prior, he had been kidnapped and held for nine days. ‘I was on a boat; to where would I escape?The only thing to do was wait.’ 

Irrawady dolphins — mother and calf — in the Sundarban

The eroding Kerala coastline …