Some of the major threats currently facing the Sundarbans are the Rampal coal-fired power plant, the Orion coal plant, regular forest fires that ravage precious ecosystems, and effects of climate change.   Rampal coal-fired power plant There have been many studies that have been carried out about the Rampal coal plant — analysing its viability from different angles.

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Urgent appeal to Ramsar Secretariat to consider NCSS appeal to save the Sundarbans! 05 February 2018 View/DownloadNo Presentation Available
Statement Published in the Press Conference on “The latest condition of the Sundarbans and Rampal thermal power plant and measures to take” 02 January 2017 View/DownloadNo Presentation Available
Environmental Impact of Coal based Power Plant of Rampal on the Sundarbans (World Largest Mangrove Forest) and Surrounding Areas by Abdullah Harun Chowdhury August 2017 View/DownloadNo Presentation Available
Harm to Human Health from Breathing and Ingesting Coal Ash Toxicants by Earthjustice 24 July 2017 View/DownloadNo Presentation Available
Emissions, Atmospheric Deposition and Ecological Effects of Mercury, including Emissions from the Rampal, Bangladesh and Effects on the Sundarbans Forest Biogeographic Zone by Charles T. Driscoll, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Skyracuse University, Skyracuse NY 13244, ctdsco@syr.edy. 17 June 2017 View/DownloadDownload
Critical review of shipping and dredging plans to facilitate coal transport for the coal fired power plant at Rampal, Khulna, Bangladesh by Dr. William Kleindl, President, Naiad Aquatic Consultants LLC.; Research Faculty at Montana State University & The University of Montana, United States. 5 June 2017 View/DownloadNo Presentation Available
Environmental Hazard Assessment of Coal Ash Disposal at the Proposed Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company Plant in Rampal, Bangladesh by A. Dennis Lemly, specialized in the ecotoxicology of selenium, NC, USA May 2017 View/DownloadNo Presentation Available
Projecting the air quality, toxic and health impacts of the Rampal coal-­‐fired power plant Lauri Myllyvirta, coal and air pollution specialist, Greenpeace May 05, 2017 View/DownloadNo Presentation Available
Comments on the Government of Bangladesh’s Response to UNESCO Regarding Air Emissions from the Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Plant at Rampal, Bangladesh – By Dr. RAnajit (Ron) Sahu, Ph.D, QEP,CEM, Engineer and Air Quality Consultant March 7, 2017 View/DownloadNo Presentation Available
Letter to the World Heritage Committee March 17, 2017 View/DownloadNo Presentation Available