Buoyant fields made of plants and manure can support crops in Bangladesh. Sitting on one of the organic floating gardens with Bangladeshi journalist Tania Rashid. Photo by Katia Nicolova. 

Buoyant fields made of plants and manure can support crops in Bangladesh. Sitting on one of the organic floating gardens with Bangladeshi journalist Tania Rashid. Photo by Katia Nicolova. 

In October of 2015, my research brought myself and a film crew to Bangladesh to learn about a fascinating way that Bangladeshi farmers were adapting to sea level rise -- by making floating gardens. Building off of my fieldwork in Madagascar, these case studies of human resilience showcase what it truly means to adapt to climate change. We're currently working on turning them into a digital series.

Read the full feature on Bangladeshi floating gardens here, which was published in the September 2016 issue of National Geographic Magazine.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/09/field-notes-climate-change-adaptations/

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