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Bangladesh finally getting rid of toxic...

Bangladesh finally getting rid of toxic...

Agriculture

Thu, Jun 20 2019

For over three decades a 500 ton stock of DDT has caused serious health hazards; UN FAO comes to the...

World Environment Day: Scientists warn...

World Environment Day: Scientists warn...

Environment

Tue, Jun 4 2019

Plastics release 860m tons of CO2 in 2019, equal to CO2 emissions from 189 coal-fired 500MW power...

‘Bangabandhu Nodi Padak’ to be awarded...

‘Bangabandhu Nodi Padak’ to be awarded...

Environment

Wed, May 29 2019

Any person, organization or institution can be considered for this award

The perils that generators cause

The perils that generators cause

Environment

Fri, May 24 2019

“Generators or any kind of motor that runs by diesel pollutes the air which can produce tiny particulates...

Number of tigers rises in...

Number of tigers rises in...

Environment

Tue, May 21 2019

Poachers are the foremost threat to the Royal Bengal tiger, says an expert

Met office predicts sustained...

Met office predicts sustained...

Environment

Mon, Apr 29 2019

Day and night temperatures might remain constant

Thundershowers likely, maritime ports...

Thundershowers likely, maritime ports...

Environment

Sat, Apr 27 2019

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy in places

Mild heat wave sweeps across...

Mild heat wave sweeps across...

Environment

Thu, Apr 25 2019

Dhaka sizzles on hottest day

Toxic smog from Panchagarh brick kilns...

Toxic smog from Panchagarh brick kilns...

Nation

Wed, Apr 24 2019

Chemical radiation continues to affect new crops  despite emissions having ceased

At least 400 streams destroyed in...

At least 400 streams destroyed in...

Bangladesh

Sun, Apr 21 2019

'The illegal extraction of stones and boulders from streams and hills has caused many brooks and...

Use of polythene bags running rampant...

Use of polythene bags running rampant...

Bangladesh

Sun, Apr 21 2019

Although the development of a biodegradable polymer from jute fibre by a Bangladeshi scientist had raised...

Mercury emission rates alarming in...

Mercury emission rates alarming in...

Environment

Thu, Apr 18 2019

In a 2017-18 survey conducted by Esdo, estimated mercury input in the environment stands at 21,030kg...

Study: Climate change affects 50% of...

Study: Climate change affects 50% of...

Environment

Mon, Apr 8 2019

The study on climate resilient agriculture in coastal and floodplain regions ,was done by Manusher Jonno...

Poba doubts need for enacting new law...

Poba doubts need for enacting new law...

Dhaka

Mon, Apr 8 2019

Environmentalists raise question over the outcome of government projects initiated to curb air...

Go Green Bangladesh encourages use of...

Go Green Bangladesh encourages use of...

Nation

Mon, Apr 8 2019

Several small businesses are considering replacing plastic bags with these jute alternatives    ...

Climate change threatens 1 in 3 Bangladeshi...

Climate change threatens 1 in 3 Bangladeshi...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 5 2019

More than 19 million children live in the most disaster-prone districts of low-lying Bangladesh

Cox's Bazar beach chokes on trash,...

Cox's Bazar beach chokes on trash,...

Environment

Mon, Apr 1 2019

Trash is first dumped onto the beach until it becomes a tall pile, then it is burned on sands dunes

Rain likely for next two or three...

Rain likely for next two or three...

Dhaka

Sun, Mar 31 2019

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes is...

Fulkoli fined Tk10 lakh for polluting...

Fulkoli fined Tk10 lakh for polluting...

Environment

Wed, Mar 27 2019

The pollution has taken its toll on aquatic biodiversity and ecological balance, says a DoE

Sudden weather change due to...

Sudden weather change due to...

Environment

Tue, Mar 26 2019

Low pressure systems lie over neighbouring West Bengal and southern Bay of Bengal

Destroying Nature

Destroying Nature

Environment

Sat, Mar 23 2019

Illegal practices by brick kilns in Bandarban are threatening the region's environment and forests...