- North America
- December 12, 2017
Raw materials in the 2016 scrap were worth an estimated 55 billion euros, including metals such as gold, silver, copper, platinum and palladium
The DG of the government’s environment watchdog also expressed grave concern over the destruction of rivers in the name of sand extraction
‘Now the farmers produce even more crops in a single piece of land annually, which gives more yield and money, but eventually damages the soil health’
Approximately 60–70% of waste produced in urban areas is organic, while the rest is inorganic, reads the study
Nearly 60% of White-rumped vultures were extinct in four years.
With high concentration of fine particles and coarse dust, Dhaka’s air may worsen if laws go unheeded, experts fear
Experts say the new materials will reduce environmental pollution and cut construction costs
The question of who might pay the mounting costs of disasters is a controversial one at the talks
The Dhaka Tribune’s Abu Siddique reports from Bonn, Germany
The Paris Agreement calls for global warming to be kept well under two degrees over that of the industrial age and as close as possible to 1.5 degrees
The 23rd Conference of Parties will begin in Bonn, Germany on November 6 and will continue until 17.
The historic agreement approved by 196 countries two years ago is facing renewed pressure following US President Donald Trump’s decision to quit the accord
The met office has recorded 149mm rainfall in Dhaka in 24 hours – from 6am on Friday to 6am on Saturday
The river ports have been asked to hoist riverine warning signal number two
The depression is likely to move in a north or north-easterly direction further
In rapidly-industrialising countries such as India, Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Kenya, pollution can account for as many as one in four deaths, according to a report published on Friday
Fishermen and the Fisheries Department officials as well are attributing this comeback to the government declaration of permanent fish sanctuaries in the haor.
The study said increasing the number of trees by a third near the source of watersheds in rural areas could improve water sanitation
The objective of this project is to plant and take care of 6,000 mangrove saplings on Kutubdia during the year 2017-18
‘Even though there was a High Court verdict given to protect rivers, the government and people with vested interests have been reluctant to implement that verdict’