Bangladesh is learning to embrace flooding

As climate change is set to make flooding worse in Bangladesh, researchers are racing to find adaptations that balance their restorative and destructive powers.

Upgraded SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched

SpaceX successfully launched its first "block 5" Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a satellite for Bangladesh. Then the rocket's first stage made a safe landing on an offshore droneship -- the 25th such recovery for SpaceX so far.

Primary care consultations last less than 5 minutes for half the world's population

Average consultation length varies widely, from 48 seconds in Bangladesh, to 22.5 minutes in Sweden. In 15 countries, which represent around half of the world's population, the appointment lasted less than 5 minutes.

Bangladesh is building a dirty and expensive coal plant next to the world's largest mangrove forest

A controversial new coal power plant being built in Bangladesh is already running out of friends. Environmentalists worry it will spell disaster for the world’s largest mangrove forest.

How a city in Bangladesh famously won its war on air pollution

Bangladeshi city Rajshahi took steps like planting trees and introducing battery-powered rickshaws to dramatically cut air pollution.