• Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
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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,...

Water level continues to rise in...

Water level continues to rise in...

Environment

Mon, Jun 25 2018

Water is still flowing above the danger level at five out of 94 river stations while devastating erosion...

Paper mill sealed off for polluting...

Paper mill sealed off for polluting...

Environment

Sun, Jun 24 2018

The Department of Environment (DoE) has sealed off a paper manufacturing enterprise in the...

Scientists: Earth's intact forests vanishing...

Scientists: Earth's intact forests vanishing...

Environment

Thu, Jun 21 2018

As of January 2017, there were about 11.6 million sqkm of forests worldwide that still fit these criteria....

Special: Increasing salinity of drinking...

Special: Increasing salinity endangers...

Nation

Wed, Jun 20 2018

The coastal salinity has left residents of southern Bangladesh in a lost cost-benefit situation

Heavy monsoon rains upstream trigger...

Heavy rains upstream trigger

Environment

Sun, Jun 17 2018

It is normal in the monsoon season, a Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre official says

Govt think tank: India faces worst long...

India faces worst long term water...

Environment

Sun, Jun 17 2018

Critical groundwater resources that account for 40% of India’s water supply are being depleted...

Hill cutting goes unabated in Cox’s...

Hill cutting goes unabated in Cox’s...

Environment

Wed, Jun 13 2018

The indiscriminate cutting of hills and trees to relocate the displaced Rohingya refugees in Ukhiya

Chittagong district admin asks people...

Chittagong district admin asks people...

Environment

Sun, Jun 10 2018

According to the district administration, there are 28 hills in the district which fall under the vulnerable...

Bigger budget proposed to tackle climate...

Bigger budget proposed to tackle climate...

Environment

Fri, Jun 8 2018

The amount will be spent by at least 20 ministries and divisions of the government

World Environment Day: Biodegradable...

World Environment Day: Biodegradable...

Environment

Tue, Jun 5 2018

The government wants to curb the use of hazardous polythenes in packaging by making biodegradable