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A boat approaches Ghoramara island in India's Sundarbans. Most traffic goes the other way, as thousands of Ghoramara residents have left the flood-prone island in recent years. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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The Vanishing Islands Of India's Sundarbans

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Rising Tides Force Thousands To Leave Islands Of Eastern India

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Debnath Mondal (front right), who survived a tiger attack in 2010, patrols the banks of the Sundarbans tiger preserve with another forest guard and a boat skipper. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Meet Bonbibi: The Indian Forest Goddess Worshipped Across Religions

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In The Sundarbans, Solar Power Gives Humans An Edge Over Tigers

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Debendra Tarek, 80, inspects a handful of salt-resistant rice in his home on the tidal island of Ghoramara, which is shrinking quickly because of climate change. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Debnath Mondal was attacked by a tiger in 2010. He continues to work as a guard in the national park in the Sundarbans. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Experts Fear Climate Change Will Lead To More Tiger Attacks In The Sundarbans

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Journey To The Sundarbans: The 'Beautiful Forest' Of Mangroves

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Dr. Gita Prakash (left), who runs a family clinic from her home in New Delhi, examines 10-year-old Sonu Kumar Chaudhary as his father, restaurant deliveryman Dilip Kumar Chaudhary, looks on. Prakash sees more and more cases of illness caused by the city's polluted air. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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India's Big Battle: Development Vs. Pollution

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Car Rationing Experiment Backfires In Polluted New Delhi

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A special hearth (left) for "green" cremations uses less wood and takes less time than traditional cremations. The new cremation method cuts down on air pollution. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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In India, Eco-Friendly Cremation Is Easy — But It's A Tough Sell

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In Polluted New Delhi, Triathlete Weighs Costs Of Exercising Outside

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India Struggles To Develop Without Furthering Carbon Footprint

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Memoirist Augusten Burroughs Puts It All Out There In 'Lust & Wonder'

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The video of James Corden and Adele doing "Carpool Karaoke" has more than 80 million views on YouTube. Craig Sugden/CBS Broadcasting, Inc hide caption

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James Corden Conquers YouTube With 'Carpool Karaoke'

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