• Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018
  • Last Update : 06:02 pm
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

UN expert urges Bangladesh to halt industrialization...

‘Bangladesh must halt industrialization...

Environment

Tue, Jul 31 2018

A special rapporteur on human rights and the environment warns of serious threats to the livelihood of...

Heavy rainfall in four divisions...

Heavy rainfall in four divisions...

Environment

Fri, Jul 27 2018

Water levels at 41 river stations monitored by the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre across the country...

DCs asked to clamp down on river pollution,...

DCs asked to clamp down on river pollution,...

Government Affairs

Thu, Jul 26 2018

The shipping minister said his ministry has completed the dredging of 15,000km of riverbed but the normal...

Forest minister seeks DCs’ help to prevent...

Forest minister seeks DCs’ help to prevent...

Government Affairs

Wed, Jul 25 2018

'If the illegal establishments cannot be abolished from the hills, deaths from landslides cannot...

Rain likely in the next 24 hours

Rain likely in the next 24 hours

Environment

Fri, Jul 20 2018

The met office said the rain or thunder showers are likely to increase in the next 72 hours

PM: Govt has taken all steps for conservation...

'Govt has taken steps for conservation...

Environment

Wed, Jul 18 2018

The government is also implementing extensive forestry activities

Honey collection declines in the...

Honey collection declines in the...

Climate Change

Fri, Jul 13 2018

The months of April, May and June are considered the natural period for honey collection in the mangrove...

More time needed to declare Halda River...

More time needed to declare Halda an...

Environment

Fri, Jul 13 2018

The government decided to declare the 107km stretch of river as an ECA; from its origin at Khagrachhari’s...

Bangladesh may lose 2,270 hectares of...

Bangladesh may lose 2,270 hectares of...

Environment

Mon, Jul 9 2018

Riverbank erosion, one of the major natural disasters in Bangladesh, causes untold miseries every year...

Alternative bricks can preserve...

Alternative bricks can preserve...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jul 8 2018

According to Bangladesh Brick Manufacturing Owners Association, the country’s existing roughly...

Active volcano threat to

Active volcano threat to

Environment

Wed, Jul 4 2018

 The shelf's stability has serious implications for the future of sea level rising

Halda River Protection Committee: Fish...

Halda River Protection Committee: Fish...

Environment

Fri, Jun 29 2018

The fish died due to low level of dissolved oxygen and exceedingly high level of ammonia which contaminated...

Experts: Development should be nature-based...

'Development should be...

Environment

Thu, Jun 28 2018

Different civil society organizations from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Bhutan, China and its Tibetan region,...