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Climate change stops fighting between India and Bangladesh

Cross-posted by Daniel Cressey on The Great Beyond A simmering row between India and Bangladesh has been cooled down by global warming. The two countries were at loggerheads over a pile of mud in the Bay of Bengal, called New Moore Island by India and South Talpatti by Bangladesh. Both claimed the island after it appeared in the 1970s. Now rising sea levels have calmed the waters, and the island has vanished.“There’s no trace of the island anymore. After studying satellite images, I confirmed this from fishermen,” says Sugata Hazra, of the School of Oceanographic Studies at Jadavpur University in 


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