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13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Park Life

City parks are places for refreshment. People come here to seek solitude and breathe fresh air – indeed it gives urban people a sense of openness. With the rapid urbanization of Dhaka city, greenery is diminishing day by day. The city has a burden of more than twenty million people most of them migrated here for opportunities. The fate of existence of vegetation and natural water reservoirs are determined by powerful people – corruption and lack of good governance are the causes. Public parks, open spaces and playgrounds around the city are the only resorts for the general people. A few of these parks are the floating slums fraught with unhygienic conditions and diseases. The flora of Dhaka is totally threatened by desperate urbanization and industrialization. Areas with extensive vegetation are not only the source of oxygen but also helps prevent air pollution as well as maintain ecological balance by providing refuge for birds and stray animals. The city has already been declared as the most unlivable city in the world. It is important to decentralize the city of Dhaka as well as to increase the number of parks and other recreation facilities to save the city from any impending disaster.

TAGS: Bangladesh, Dhaka

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Dhaka, Bangladesh
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© Mohammad rakibul Hasan.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2015
Total Views: 32
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 30, 2015, 2:24 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f2.5
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Suhrawardy Park, Dhaka, Bangladesh