• Friday, Nov 15, 2019
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Coal power expansion: Study apprehends...

Coal power expansion: Study apprehends...

Environment

Thu, Nov 7 2019

Bangladesh to emit 115 million tons additional CO2 annually

Delhi worst, Dhaka 4th worst in Air...

Delhi worst, Dhaka 4th worst in Air...

Environment

Mon, Nov 4 2019

Lahore, Kolkata ranked second and third in the list

Experts and activists urge to ban single...

Experts and activists urge to ban single...

Environment

Sun, Nov 3 2019

Single use plastics are things like plastic bags, straws, coffee stirrers, soda and water bottles and...

Erosion by Shibsa River threatens West...

Erosion by Shibsa River threatens West...

Nation

Wed, Oct 30 2019

Riverbank erosion has taken a serious turn in the area, threatening a 15 to 20-kilometre stretch

Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given...

Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given...

Environment

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Tons of trash litter the mountain, which has been dubbed the ‘highest dumpster in the...

New fly species found in Bangladesh,...

New fly species found in Bangladesh,...

Environment

Wed, Sep 25 2019

A six-year-long survey has spotted 37 fruit fly species, including an invasive pest, in the country

The ozone hole this year could be smallest...

The ozone hole this year could be smallest...

Environment

Tue, Sep 17 2019

The hole is also off-centre and far from the pole, the EU agency adds

Banned polythene bags make a comeback...

Banned polythene bags make a comeback...

Environment

Sun, Sep 1 2019

DoE Director Azadur Rahman Mollick conducted the drive and sealed off the errant factory

DoE shuts paper mill for polluting Halda...

DoE shuts paper mill for polluting Halda...

Environment

Sun, Aug 18 2019

The errant paper mill was served show-cause notice and fined on several occasions earlier

JS body: Assess impacts of factories...

JS body: Assess impacts of factories...

Parliament

Mon, Jul 29 2019

'With a view to protect the environment of the Sundarbans, the committee recommended conducting a...

Inactive ETPs: Dodging authorities to...

Inactive ETPs: Dodging authorities to...

Environment

Thu, Jul 18 2019

Funded by Innovation Lab (iLab) of the Access to Information (a2i) program, under the Prime Minister’s...

DoE shuts down factories in Dhaka for...

DoE shuts down factories in Dhaka for...

Dhaka

Thu, Jul 18 2019

Six washing factories and one plastic factory were closed down

DoE shuts down state-run power plant...

DoE shuts down state-run power plant...

Nation

Thu, Jul 18 2019

The environment protection agency also slapped a fine of Tk20 lakh on the power plant on Wednesday, a...

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