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Bangladesh: Environmental Project to Save the Forests in Cox’s Bazar Gets Under Way

Source: Voice of America Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar
By Lisa Schlein GENEVA — U.N. agencies and the Bangladesh government have begun distributing liquid petroleum gas stoves in Cox’s Bazar to help prevent further deforestation, which has been accelerating with the huge influx of Rohingya refugees during the past year. Cox’s Bazar is home to large areas of protected forest and an important wildlife habitat. The arrival of more than 700,000 Rohingya refugees fleeing violence and persecution in Myanm

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