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Habibun Nahar slots into her new role...

Habibun Nahar slots into her new role...

Government Affairs

Mon, Jan 7 2019

The new deputy minister for environment, forest and climate change took oath on Monday

How can Dhaka turn down the

How can Dhaka turn down the

Dhaka

Sat, Jan 5 2019

Regulators and experts say the relevant laws have many loopholes, and that the agencies involved have...

Gopalganj environment threatened by...

Gopalganj environment threatened by...

Environment

Thu, Jan 3 2019

Despite the government’s steps to shut kilns down, influential kiln owners have kept them...

Cold wave to engulf Bangladesh on election...

Cold wave to engulf Bangladesh on election...

Environment

Sat, Dec 29 2018

The weather is expected to remain cold, with light to moderate fog

Illegal sand-mining continues unabated...

Illegal sand-mining continues unabated...

Environment

Sat, Dec 22 2018

The sand mining operation—occurring on the western bank of the Jamuna river, near Bangabandhu Bridge...

The plastic question

The plastic question

World

Fri, Dec 21 2018

Making the right choice is harder than it looks

Experts: ‘Changes to Brick Production...

Experts: ‘Changes to Brick Production...

Environment

Tue, Dec 18 2018

New amendments to the existing law make it easier to obtain brick kiln production licenses

‘Phethai’ intensifies, likely to hit...

‘Phethai’ intensifies, likely to hit...

Environment

Mon, Dec 17 2018

Maritime ports in Bangladesh were asked to hoist signal 2

Reckless plastic waste dumping greatly...

Reckless plastic waste dumping greatly...

Environment

Mon, Dec 17 2018

Plastic waste constitutes more than 60% of the litter found in the beaches of Bangladesh, according to...

Cyclonic storm ‘Phethai’ forms over...

Cyclonic storm ‘Phethai’ forms over...

Environment

Sun, Dec 16 2018

Fishing boats and trawlers advised to keep close to the coast

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal...

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal...

Environment

Sat, Dec 15 2018

Fishing boats and trawlers were advised not to venture into deep sea

#breakfreefromplastic: Coca-Cola top...

#breakfreefromplastic: Coca-Cola top...

Environment

Sat, Dec 15 2018

‘Break Free From Plastic’ has come up with the rankings after conducting cleanup operations...

COP 24 sheds light on the link between...

COP 24 sheds light on the link between...

Environment

Wed, Dec 12 2018

M Ziaul Haque, Director of the Department of Environment and key negotiator of the Bangladesh delegation...

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...