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Plenty of surprises as world warms

Plenty of surprises as world warms

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Thu, Jun 6 2013

Nobody knows for certain what climate change will bring but on the basis of the latest research by...

Jaago Foundation observes World Environment...

Jaago Foundation observes World Environment...

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Thu, Jun 6 2013

‘The event was a humble endeavour to engage the youth to take responsibility of their future’...

Rampal, Patenga power plants yet to...

Rampal, Patenga power plants yet to...

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Wed, Jun 5 2013

The matter was being examined, said the minister for environment and forest The proposed Rampal...

Hazardous Hazaribagh

Hazardous Hazaribagh

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Wed, Jun 5 2013

Now the number of tanneries exceeds 200

BIWTA begins drive to clean Buriganga...

BIWTA begins drive to clean Buriganga...

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Wed, Jun 5 2013

Shipping minister Shajahan Khan inaugurated the drive The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority...

Tanore farmer to get PM award for conservation...

Tanore farmer to get PM award for conservation...

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Wed, Jun 5 2013

The environment and forest ministry nominated the farmer from a little-known village for his contribution...

World Environment Day Wednesday

World Environment Day Wednesday

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Wed, Jun 5 2013

The theme for this year’s celebrations is: Think, Eat, Save The 2013 World Environment Day...

Why did the 400ppm carbon milestone...

Why did the 400ppm carbon milestone...

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Mon, Jun 3 2013

Newspapers, for whom marking round numbers is the easiest excuse to report an issue, were mostly uninterested...

Farming tobacco takes its toll on Bandarban...

Farming tobacco takes its toll on Bandarban...

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Fri, May 31 2013

Replaces cereal farming in vast tracts of land The growing cultivation of tobacco in the hill...

Ignoring the environmental

Ignoring the environmental

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Thu, May 30 2013

The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York was an unprecedented environmental assault...

Brickfield laws yet to be fully...

Brickfield laws yet to be fully...

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Thu, May 30 2013

The government in 1999 suspended issuing licences to new brick kilns fearing acid rain According...

9.6m people to migrate due to climate...

9.6m people to migrate due to climate...

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Wed, May 29 2013

Formulating policy for internal migration stressed A total of 9.6m people may migrate across the...

20 villages and 40,000 people bear the...

20 villages and 40,000 people bear the...

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Wed, May 29 2013

Due to the destruction of the flood embankments the five upazila have been inundated by nearly four feet...

River turns dead in Gaibandha

River turns dead in Gaibandha

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Tue, May 28 2013

The canal that was made to divert the flow of the Ghagot River has made it almost dead The...

Tannery relocation remains a far...

Tannery relocation remains a far...

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Tue, May 28 2013

A decade goes by as demands for compensation causes delays in setting up central effluent treatment...

Rajuk fills in Gulshan Banani Lake to...

Rajuk fills in Gulshan Banani Lake to...

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Mon, May 27 2013

Space for the road was supposed to be provided entirely by reclaiming khas land (government owned...

Global majority faces water shortages...

Global majority faces water shortages...

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Sat, May 25 2013

Experts call on governments to start conserving water in face of climate change, pollution and over-use...

City life badly disrupted as incessant...

City life badly disrupted as incessant...

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Fri, May 24 2013

Two were electrocuted to death as they unwittingly came in contact with the loose ends of live electrical...

A city pond gives a glimpse of village...

A city pond gives a glimpse of village...

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Thu, May 23 2013

A pond surrounded by coconut trees survives nicely in Old Dhaka It is a rare sight these days in the...

Mahasen-hit areas see diseases...

Mahasen-hit areas see diseases...

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Thu, May 23 2013

Diarrhoea, dysentery, pneumonia, hepatitis A and E are among the major waterborne affecting several...

Green activists demand immediate govt...

Green activists demand immediate govt...

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Thu, May 23 2013

The existence of lives depends on biodiversity which is under threat due to unchecked water pollution...