March 15, 2012

Jamuna River Dwellers, Bangladesh

Photograph by Jonas Bendiksen, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Front-yard floods are routine for fishermen and their families living on islands in the Jamuna River. Known as char dwellers, they have become world-class experts at adapting to whatever life—and a changing climate—throws at them.

See more pictures from the May 2011 feature story "The Coming Storm."

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