Anthropocene: Coastal Societies of the Bay of Bengal

  • A fishing net being launched in the village pond locally known as Khal (Dayapur village, Sundarbans, West Bengal)
    A fishing net being launched in the village pond locally known as Khal (Dayapur village, Sundarbans, West Bengal) A fishing net being launched in the village pond locally known as Khal (Dayapur village, Sundarbans, West Bengal)
  • Damaged country boat being hauled for repair in Dayapur ghat
    Damaged country boat being hauled for repair in Dayapur ghat Damaged country boat being hauled for repair in Dayapur ghat
  • Boats as the only means of communication
    Boats as the only means of communication Boats as the only means of communication
  • Fishing boat docked in the island
    Fishing boat docked in the island Fishing boat docked in the island
  • Island bank breached by tidal bores in Dayapur ghat
    Island bank breached by tidal bores in Dayapur ghat Island bank breached by tidal bores in Dayapur ghat
  • People pushing a log in Gosaba market
    People pushing a log in Gosaba market People pushing a log in Gosaba market
  • School children in Gosaba waiting for a boat to arrive
    School children in Gosaba waiting for a boat to arrive  School children in Gosaba waiting for a boat to arrive
  • The shrine of bonobibi the forest goddess.
    The shrine of bonobibi the forest goddess.  The shrine of bonobibi the forest goddess.
  • A boat anchored inside the forest
    A boat anchored inside the forest A boat anchored inside the forest
  • Traditional fisherman of Sundarbans
    Traditional fisherman of Sundarbans Traditional fisherman of Sundarbans
  • Evening view of the ghat
    Evening view of the ghat Evening view of the ghat
  • Laying nets in the deltas estuary
    Laying nets in the deltas estuary  Laying nets in the deltas estuary
  • Daniel Hamilton House in Gosaba block
    Daniel Hamilton House in Gosaba block Daniel Hamilton House in Gosaba block
  • Mechanized motor van in Gosaba
    Mechanized motor van in Gosaba Mechanized motor van in Gosaba
  • Modern construction in the village
    Modern construction in the village Modern construction in the village
  • Fishermen from the community preparing bait nets for deep sea fishing in Namkhana, West Bengal
    Fishermen from the community preparing bait nets for deep sea fishing in Namkhana, West Bengal Fishermen from the community preparing bait nets for deep sea fishing in Namkhana, West Bengal
  • Fishermen from the community preparing bait nets for deep sea fishing in Namkhana, West Bengal
    Fishermen from the community preparing bait nets for deep sea fishing in Namkhana, West Bengal Fishermen from the community preparing bait nets for deep sea fishing in Namkhana, West Bengal
  • Typical village shop in Gosaba island, Sundarban, India
    Typical village shop in Gosaba island, Sundarban, India Typical village shop in Gosaba island, Sundarban, India
  • Village pond
    Village pond Village pond
  • Village street in Dayapur haat bazaar
    Village street in Dayapur haat bazaar Village street in Dayapur haat bazaar
  • Villagers dehusking paddy
    Villagers dehusking paddy Villagers dehusking paddy
  • Village elder engaged in fishing in the pond
    Village elder engaged in fishing in the pond Village elder engaged in fishing in the pond
  • Villagers relaxing inside a mud hut
    Villagers relaxing inside a mud hut Villagers relaxing inside a mud hut
  • Villagers leaving Dayapur ghat in a diesel run boat
    Villagers leaving Dayapur ghat in a diesel run boat Villagers leaving Dayapur ghat in a diesel run boat
  • Fishing boat kept for repair
    Fishing boat kept for repair Fishing boat kept for repair

 

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