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LOCAL RESIDENT WHO KNOWS BANGALDESH TO SPEAK ON DANGERS TO ITS ENVIRONMENTAL

Local resident, Stephen Minkin, will speak at The Marlboro Graduate Center on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 pm as part of Windham World Affairs Council monthly series of events. This event is free and open to the public. Coffee/tea/conversation will precede Stephen’s talk at 7:00 pm.

There are a lot of places in the world at risk from rising sea levels, but Bangladesh is at the top of everybody’s list. Local Brattleboro resident, Stephen Minkin has seen the dangers that it faces first-hand. He has worked on health and environmental issues in Bangladesh over a span of 40 years and was a founder of the Center for Natural Resource Studies in Bangladesh. He will be speaking on the unintended environmental damage caused by major investments in Bangladesh by multinational agencies.