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Environment minister: Climate change...

Environment minister: Climate change...

Bangladesh

Sun, Mar 28 2021

The minister said Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has taken initiatives for green...

Forests, soil may not keep pace with...

Forests, soil may not keep pace with...

World

Thu, Mar 25 2021

Earth's terrestrial ecosystems consistently absorbing some 30% of CO2 emissions even as those emissions...

Carbon pawprint: Is man's best friend...

Carbon pawprint: Is man's best friend...

World

Sat, Mar 20 2021

A 2017 study suggests that domestic cats and dogs were responsible for between 25-30% of the environmental...

Mayor Atiqul: Councilors to lose posts...

Mayor Atiqul: Councilors to lose posts...

Bangladesh

Fri, Mar 19 2021

His remarks come after opening a newly-excavated canal at the city's Uttara

Study: Sea bed dredging emits as much...

Study: Sea bed dredging emits as much...

World

Thu, Mar 18 2021

Authors of the study said that protecting specific areas where bottom trawling is prolific could save...

Lethal pollution high in 2020 despite...

Lethal pollution high in 2020 despite...

World

Tue, Mar 16 2021

The UN says PM2.5 density should not top 25 mcg/m3 in any 24-hour period, or 10 mcg/m3 averaged across...

Pandemic crippling nature conservation...

Pandemic crippling nature conservation...

World

Thu, Mar 11 2021

More than half of Africa's protected areas reported they had been forced to halt or reduce field...

Bangladesh among top 5 disaster-prone...

Bangladesh among top 5 disaster-prone...

Environment

Mon, Mar 8 2021

Latest UN report identifies hazard-prone countries with high vulnerability and low response

Space-starved Singapore builds floating...

Space-starved Singapore builds floating...

South-East Asia

Sun, Mar 7 2021

Singapore is among the biggest per capita carbon dioxide emitters in Asia despite being one of the smallest...

UN: Latest climate pledges very far...

UN: Latest climate pledges very far...

World

Fri, Feb 26 2021

Many leading polluters -- including China, the US and Japan -- either missed the NDC deadline or failed...

Habibun Nahar for protecting...

Habibun Nahar for protecting...

Bangladesh

Fri, Feb 5 2021

The deputy minister also said if a person initiates a good job for the country, he or she will be...

Poacher arrested with tiger skin in...

Poacher arrested with tiger skin in...

Nation

Wed, Jan 20 2021

The tiger skin would have been sold for Tk13 lakh

Bone chilling winter grips Rangpur,...

Bone chilling winter grips Rangpur

Nation

Mon, Jan 18 2021

At least 17 people have died from cold-related diseases in the past week, and two women after catching...

DoE to demolish 700 illegal...

DoE to demolish 700 illegal...

Environment

Tue, Jan 12 2021

Air quality in the country improved during the lockdown to contain Covid-19, but then started worsening...

Toxic air in India linked to large number...

Toxic air in India linked to large number...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 8 2021

The study follows a Lancet report last month which linked India’s bad air quality to 1.67 million...

Study: Construction the leading cause...

Study: Construction the leading cause...

Environment

Mon, Dec 28 2020

The burning of biomass was found to be the leading cause of indoor air pollution

Temperature may dip to 6°C in northern...

Temperature may dip to 6°C in northern...

Bangladesh

Sat, Dec 26 2020

On Saturday, the lowest temperature in the country was recorded at 8°C in Rajshahi's Badalgachhi...

Pollution deaths in India rose to 1.67m...

Pollution deaths in India rose to 1.67m...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 22 2020

India, whose cities top global pollution lists, faces a growing economic as well as human toll from bad...

Climate change: Hasina seeks decisive...

Climate change: Hasina seeks global...

Bangladesh

Wed, Dec 9 2020

'Though Bangladesh has no contribution to global warming, it is one of the most vulnerable countries...

8 illegal brick kilns fined Tk62 lakh...

8 illegal brick kilns fined Tk62 lakh...

Environment

Mon, Dec 7 2020

Drives against illegal brick kilns will continue, says executive magistrate

Saima for holistic approaches to face...

Saima for holistic approaches to face...

Bangladesh

Mon, Nov 30 2020

Bangladesh has ranked number seven among Global Climate Risk Index 2020’s most at-risk countries...