• Saturday, Nov 17, 2018
  • Last Update : 11:24 pm
UN report: Avoiding climate chaos means...

'Avoiding climate chaos means unprecedented...

Environment

Sat, Oct 6 2018

At current rates of greenhouse gas emissions, Earth will zoom past the 1.5C signpost around 2040, and...

Annual e-waste generation stands at...

Annual e-waste generation stands at...

Environment

Thu, Oct 4 2018

Proper management of e-waste is necessary to prevent health and safety hazards

134,010 maunds of fuelwood burned in...

134,010 maunds of fuelwood burned in...

Chittagong

Sun, Sep 30 2018

New DoE report also finds 25-30% of all the industry’s fuelwood is used by these kilns

UN report confronts nations with tough...

UN report confronts nations with tough...

World

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Of hundreds of climate models in 2015 projecting a low-carbon future, only two or three aimed for a 1.5C...

PM Hasina seeks global support to tackle...

PM Hasina seeks global support to tackle...

Environment

Thu, Sep 27 2018

She furthered that Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change

World leaders gather to breathe new...

World leaders gather to breathe new...

World

Thu, Sep 27 2018

President Donald Trump in June 2017 announced the US would pull out, effective November 2020

WB: Rising temperature to decrease living...

WB: Rising temperature to decrease living...

Environment

Wed, Sep 26 2018

Bangladesh's average annual temperatures are expected to rise by 1.0°C to 1.5°C by that...

Sanctuary extended for Sundarbans...

Sanctuary extended for Sundarbans...

Environment

Sun, Sep 23 2018

The Forest Department has demarcated sanctuary areas and blocked  entrances to fishermen and others...

21 leading companies unite to accelerate...

21 companies unite to accelerate climate...

Environment

Fri, Sep 21 2018

Collectively, these organizations cover a broad range of industries capable of delivering significant...

Experts: Use concrete blocks as brick...

Experts: Use concrete blocks as brick...

Event

Wed, Sep 19 2018

The burning of coal, wood and bamboo to manufacture bricks contributes about 23% of Bangladesh's...

Report: Renewables to surpass fossil...

Report: Renewables to surpass fossil...

Environment

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Fossil fuel demand is due to peak between 2020 and 2027

World Bank: Urban pollution costs Bangladesh...

'Urban pollution costs Bangladesh $6.5bn...

Environment

Sun, Sep 16 2018

To achieve the upper-middle income status, the report says, Bangladesh must act now to tackle environmental...

Study: Bangladesh a major polluter of...

Study: Bangladesh a major polluter of...

Environment

Sat, Sep 15 2018

China is the top source of plastic bottles, bags and other rubbish clogging up global sea lanes

Padma threatens to wipe Naria upazila...

The unforgiving Padma

Environment

Thu, Sep 13 2018

In perhaps the single-worst case of soil erosion in a hundred years, the Padma has ravaged vast swathes...

UN sees 70% chance of El Nino event...

UN sees 70% chance of El Nino event...

Environment

Tue, Sep 11 2018

El Nino is triggered by periodic warming in the eastern Pacific Ocean which can trigger drought in some...

Bangladesh on alert as Brahmaputra may...

Bangladesh on alert as Brahmaputra may...

Environment

Thu, Sep 6 2018

A fax message forwarded by the Bangladesh High Commission in Delhi to the Foreign Affairs and Water Resources...

Endangered ‘Nilgai’ found in...

Endangered ‘Nilgai’ found in...

Nation

Wed, Sep 5 2018

The largest species of the Asian antelope, however, still resides in the memory of local people

Hundreds of endangered sea turtles found...

Hundreds of endangered sea turtles found...

D2

Fri, Aug 31 2018

Many of the turtles are beginning to decompose, caught in what appeared to be a net

Scientists: Bangladeshis lose over 1.8...

Scientists: Bangladeshis lose over 1.8...

Bangladesh

Mon, Aug 27 2018

Pollution-induced global deaths rise from 3.5 mn in 1990 to 4.2 mn in 2015

Arctic ground no longer freezing?

Arctic ground no longer freezing?

Environment

Tue, Aug 21 2018

Every winter across the Arctic, the top few inches or feet of soil and rich plant matter freezes up before...

Rapidly-depleting Patuakhali mangrove...

Depleting Patuakhali mangrove forests...

Environment

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Lack of effective conservation efforts is contributing to the crisis