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The funeral for Nasima Akhter is seen in the Sunderbans May 16, 2010. In the morning, after finishing all her household work, Nasima and her husband Khalil went crab fishing in the forest. While they were fishing on the banks of the forest a tiger snuck up from behind and pounced on Nasima. Khalil drove the tiger away with a tree branch, but could not save his wife. As she lay dying on the river shore she hugged Khalil made him promise never to come to the forest again. She whispered to him, "What will happen to our children if a tiger attacks you?" Khalil is planning to move leaving his home and move to the northeastern region of Bandarban at the end of this month. .The Sunderbans forest in Southern Bangladesh is the largest mangrove forest in the world. There are an estimated five hundred Royal Bengal tigers in the Sunderbans, and about fifty to sixty thousand people depend on the land, rivers and forest for their living. As climate change, hurricanes and cyclones continue to affect the area, the fresh water that once irrigated farmers fields has turned salty, rendering the fields useless. Many people live barely one meter above sea level. Because of rising sea levels and shrinking forest, humans and tigers are fighting for space. The farmers are forced into the forest to hunt for honey, fish, or collect crabs, putting them at risk for a tiger attack. At the time of my visit there had been six attacks leading to two deaths in seven days. There is normally one attack per week.