- October 14, 2017
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’
‘The melting glaciers of the Himalayas are hardly ever reported, even though more people are affected’
The environmental impact of such indiscriminate harvesting of the snail has been ignored
Residents in several Dhaka neighbourhoods chose to sacrifice their cattle out on the streets, ignoring the slaughter spots designated by the city authorities
The life span of the Bengal slow loris is about 15 years, with females giving birth to a single offspring every couple of years
The government’s Environment Department has reportedly issued clearance certificates to 150 industries to be set up in the area.
The bulk of the waste has remained there for the last five months as no authority has taken any initiative for their disposal
The Berlin Declaration to save the Sundarbans will be announced on Sunday, the last day of the two-day conference
Hill cutting is mainly responsible for landslides that claim dozens of lives every year
Landslide may occur in the hilly regions of Chittagong and Sylhet divisions due to the heavy rainfall
A local teacher said: ‘We, the people, can do a lot of things when we work together voluntarily.’
‘There are a few captive gharials in the country’s zoos, but there are no pairs of the species. That’s why they’re unable to breed’
Ovais Sarmad, chief of staff at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) spoke to theDhaka Tribune‘s Syed Zainul Abedin on the sidelines of the Delta Coalition Ministerial Conference in Dhaka. He discussed various issues related to migration driven by climate change.
Pirates operating in the Sundarbans have largely surrendered to the joint efforts of RAB teams, specially RAB-6 and RAB-8, bringing stability to Sundarbans’ ecosystem
The government protection now extends to 52% of the Sundarbans
There are 9,000 elephants in Northeast India and many migratory elephants keep on moving to and fro between Bangladesh and Meghalaya
The Forest Department is conducting the census in the Satkhira, Khulna, Sharankhola and Chandpai ranges of the Sundarbans using camera trapping method