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200,000 people marooned by tidal surge...

200,000 people marooned by tidal surge...

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Wed, Jul 24 2013

Embankment damaged in several areas since cyclone Mahasen in mid-May About 200,000 people in Bhola...

Plants wilt as heat increases

Plants wilt as heat increases

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Sun, Jul 21 2013

Plants are significantly less able to absorb low-level ozone during a heatwave, researchers have found,...

Climate change impact poses threat to...

Climate change impact poses threat to...

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Sun, Jul 21 2013

Scanty rainfall and scorching heat are causing habitat degradation, experts say The adverse impact...

Tackle 13 threats to Sundarbans:...

Tackle 13 threats to Sundarbans:...

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Sun, Jul 21 2013

Unplanned tourism and government power plants cited as threats to the mangrove forest A citizens’...

Grabbing in Dumuria puts rivers in perilous...

Grabbing in Dumuria puts rivers in perilous...

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Sun, Jul 21 2013

1.2m people exposed to environmental hazards Encroachment upon the small rivers flowing through Dumuria...

DNCC’s dumpsters are a public...

DNCC’s dumpsters are a public...

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Sat, Jul 20 2013

DNCC’s dumpsters next to the Taltola bus stand hamper movement on the road and footpath, leading to long...

Getting the priorities right for...

Getting the priorities right for...

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Wed, Jul 17 2013

The country sustained loss of around $3bn due to natural disasters during 1990-2008 which was equivalent...

Flood-hit farmers in Lalmonirhat facing...

Flood-hit farmers in Lalmonirhat facing...

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Sun, Jul 14 2013

The flood-hit farmers of Teesta and Dharla river basin areas in Lalmonirhat are now face serious problems...

Erosion by Padma turns grim in...

Erosion by Padma turns grim in...

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Sat, Jul 13 2013

The mighty Padma has engulfed 20 houses in Sureshwar village Erosion by the river Padma has recently...

Climate Finance and local...

Climate Finance and local...

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Sat, Jul 6 2013

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change estimates that out of the $182bn required for...

Bapa to bring back lost glory of Suhrawardy...

Bapa to bring back lost glory of Suhrawardy...

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Sat, Jul 6 2013

The largest park in the capital, has lost its beauty and importance as illegal shops, young couples,...

Climate will alter the soil that feeds...

Climate will alter the soil that feeds...

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Sat, Jul 6 2013

The real hazard is that there is likely to be a knock-on effect on soil fertility Global warming may...

'Spare Sundarbans from

'Spare Sundarbans from

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Fri, Jul 5 2013

The National Committee to Protect Oil-Gas and Power-Port leaders say the project, located close to...

More storms, more heat: WMO

More storms, more heat: WMO

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Wed, Jul 3 2013

In the first decade of this century global sea level rise increased at about double the rate of the...

Clinical waste management in...

Clinical waste management in...

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Mon, Jul 1 2013

Unscrupulous hospital staff smuggle destructible wastes which dealers repack and sell back to the...

Environmentalists demand Tk24.09bn from...

Environmentalists demand Tk24.09bn from...

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Sun, Jun 30 2013

They blamed the tanners as one of the major reasons behind the Buriganga River’s pollution Poribesh...

Erosion takes serious turn in...

Erosion takes serious turn in...

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Thu, Jun 27 2013

At least 300 families of the upazila became homeless in last few days River erosion has taken...

Declining rain detrimental for...

Declining rain detrimental for...

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Mon, Jun 24 2013

A recent study says people can no longer distinguish between the six seasons of Bangla calendar ...

Over-extraction by Chevron could destroy...

Over-extraction by Chevron could destroy...

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Sun, Jun 23 2013

'Petrobangla should take the matter seriously' The US-based international oil company,...

Poly-bags continue to survive the...

Poly-bags continue to survive the...

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Sun, Jun 23 2013

Production of banned polythene bags is yet to see a complete full stop after 11 years of its banishment....

Call to ensure environmental standards...

Call to ensure environmental standards...

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Thu, Jun 20 2013

A day-long meeting aimed at concretely addressing specific E&S challenges the ship recycling industry...