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Eco-friendly bricks gaining...

Eco-friendly bricks gaining...

Environment

Sat, Dec 8 2018

A total of 30 businesses are commercially producing the blocks

The sand graves of Tahirpur

The sand graves of Tahirpur

Environment

Fri, Dec 7 2018

Illegal mining in India wrecks absolute ecological destruction in Bangladeshi villages downstream

Four businesses fined Tk10.65 lakh for...

Four businesses fined Tk10.65 lakh for...

Nation

Tue, Dec 4 2018

One of the errant enterprises was penalized for cutting hills, while the others were fined for not obtaining...

Naturalist Attenborough urges climate...

Naturalist Attenborough urges climate...

Climate Change

Tue, Dec 4 2018

The Katowice talks are billed as the most important UN conference since Paris, coming ahead of an end-of-year...

UN report: Greenhouse gas emissions...

UN report: Greenhouse gas emissions...

World

Wed, Nov 28 2018

UNEP said annual greenhouse gas emissions reached a record high of 53.5 billion tons in 2017 after three...

TIB: Raise voice to create fund for...

TIB: Raise voice to create fund for...

Environment

Thu, Nov 22 2018

Dr Iftekharuzzaman stated this at a press conference at TIB on Thursday

Speakers for building resilient, migrant-friendly...

Speakers for building resilient, migrant-friendly...

Environment

Tue, Nov 20 2018

The discussants in the session debated on the possibilities, approaches and policy gaps in building cities...

60% of Bangladesh urban population in...

60% of Bangladesh urban population in...

Bangladesh

Mon, Nov 19 2018

By 2035, nearly 110 million people, about half of its total population, are expected to live in urban...

Planning commission: Climate issues...

Planning commission: Climate issues...

Environment

Sun, Nov 18 2018

Dr Shamsul Alam stated this at the inauguration of ICCCAD’s Third Annual National Conference on...

4,000 tons of single-use plastic produced...

4,000 tons of single-use plastic produced...

Environment

Thu, Nov 15 2018

In Old Dhaka alone, around 250 tons of non-recyclable products such as straws and plastic cutlery are...

Yet another dolphin found dead in Halda...

Yet another dolphin found dead in Halda...

Environment

Wed, Nov 14 2018

From September 17 last year to February 1 of this year, as many as 18 dolphins have been found dead in...

BELA, 11 other organizations demand...

BELA, 11 other organizations demand...

Environment

Wed, Nov 7 2018

The organizations have served a legal notice regarding the matter, said a press release they published...

PM: Keep environment in mind while setting...

PM: Keep environment in mind while setting...

Environment

Tue, Nov 6 2018

The government has taken steps to introduce waste management system wherever any industry is set up,...

KCC mayor: We are not mindful of Sundarban’s...

KCC mayor: We are not mindful of Sundarban’s...

Environment

Sun, Nov 4 2018

He said if the population depended on the Sundarbans are themselves not aware, then this forest cannot...

How safe is Meghna’s water?

How safe is Meghna’s water?

Environment

Tue, Oct 30 2018

Experts say the river water will be undrinkable in five years

Bangladesh to play leading role at...

Bangladesh to play leading role at...

Environment

Mon, Oct 29 2018

Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), COP24 will be held at Katowice,...

Experts: Dhaka awaits greater environmental...

Experts: Dhaka awaits greater environmental...

Environment

Sun, Oct 28 2018

Dhaka has long been branded as the least liveable city by different local and international bodies due...

Sea level rise may force 200,000 to...

Sea level rise may force 200,000 to...

Environment

Wed, Oct 24 2018

‘The most vulnerable households may be the least resilient in the face of climate...

Geopotato nominated for International...

Geopotato nominated for International...

Environment

Tue, Oct 23 2018

Geopotato is a predictive agro-advisory service that enables potato farmers to take preventive measures...

Model of moving Dhaka road

Model of moving Dhaka road

Dhaka

Mon, Oct 22 2018

The mechanical model shows how an overhead road  can move, instead of vehicles, to alleviate traffic...

Sound pollution: Students seek PM’s...

Sound pollution: Students seek PM’s...

Environment

Mon, Oct 22 2018

Responding to the letters, the prime minister’s personal secretary has written to the Department...