simon leaves India by river boat to Bangladesh, the independent Muslim eastern half of Bengal, over the Patna all the way to capital Dhaka. On the way he witnesses traditional fishing with ‘tame’ otters and the extreme erosion of muddy banks without rocks due to greenhouse warming. Then in the capital Dhaka he meets some of the millions of child workers. Back to India, where the tribal jungle lands of Tripura are fading fast due to ‘development’. In Burma (Myanmar), a Chin refugee shows how hard and risky life is for members of that minority or anyone not part of the military junta regime.