Geeta Mridha is among a group of tiger widows who are working to conserve India’s Sundarbans, the world’s largest contiguous mangrove forest. Although this forest is home to the tigers responsible for killing their husbands, this forest is also a natural ecological barrier from storm surges and has become a lifeline for these women. The women work to save the Sundari trees from extinction, and consequently, work to save themselves and their communities from cyclones and other severe weather events. Mridha expresses that she finds the work rewarding, with each planted seed potentially a life saved. Photo credit: Noah Klein