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Methane gas plumes: Should Bangladesh be concerned?

Analysing satellite images, Paris-based company Kayrros SAS has detected huge plumes of methane gas over Bangladesh, the Bloomberg recently reported.

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Citing 12 highest rates of methane emission over Bangladesh this year, the report said, "One of the countries vulnerable to climate change has also been revealed as a major contributor of methane."

Methane concentrations likely originate from paddy fields, landfills, leaky natural gas pipelines and coal stockpiles.

The Daily Star's Chief Photographer SK Enamul Haq, who has visited the Matuail landfill, talks to us in this episode of Star on the Spot.

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