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4,000 tons of single-use plastic produced...

4,000 tons of single-use plastic produced...

Environment

Thu, Nov 15 2018

In Old Dhaka alone, around 250 tons of non-recyclable products such as straws and plastic cutlery are...

Yet another dolphin found dead in Halda...

Yet another dolphin found dead in Halda...

Environment

Wed, Nov 14 2018

From September 17 last year to February 1 of this year, as many as 18 dolphins have been found dead in...

BELA, 11 other organizations demand...

BELA, 11 other organizations demand...

Environment

Wed, Nov 7 2018

The organizations have served a legal notice regarding the matter, said a press release they published...

PM: Keep environment in mind while setting...

PM: Keep environment in mind while setting...

Environment

Tue, Nov 6 2018

The government has taken steps to introduce waste management system wherever any industry is set up,...

KCC mayor: We are not mindful of Sundarban’s...

KCC mayor: We are not mindful of Sundarban’s...

Environment

Sun, Nov 4 2018

He said if the population depended on the Sundarbans are themselves not aware, then this forest cannot...

How safe is Meghna’s water?

How safe is Meghna’s water?

Environment

Tue, Oct 30 2018

Experts say the river water will be undrinkable in five years

Bangladesh to play leading role at...

Bangladesh to play leading role at...

Environment

Mon, Oct 29 2018

Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), COP24 will be held at Katowice,...

Experts: Dhaka awaits greater environmental...

Experts: Dhaka awaits greater environmental...

Environment

Sun, Oct 28 2018

Dhaka has long been branded as the least liveable city by different local and international bodies due...

Sea level rise may force 200,000 to...

Sea level rise may force 200,000 to...

Environment

Wed, Oct 24 2018

‘The most vulnerable households may be the least resilient in the face of climate...

Geopotato nominated for International...

Geopotato nominated for International...

Environment

Tue, Oct 23 2018

Geopotato is a predictive agro-advisory service that enables potato farmers to take preventive measures...

Model of moving Dhaka road

Model of moving Dhaka road

Dhaka

Mon, Oct 22 2018

The mechanical model shows how an overhead road  can move, instead of vehicles, to alleviate traffic...

Sound pollution: Students seek PM’s...

Sound pollution: Students seek PM’s...

Environment

Mon, Oct 22 2018

Responding to the letters, the prime minister’s personal secretary has written to the Department...

E-waste management: No progress in 7...

E-waste management: No progress in 7...

Environment

Fri, Oct 19 2018

The volume of e-waste is increasing daily and the country still lacks a proper mechanism to recycle...

Under water: How rising waters cost...

Under water: How rising waters cost...

Climate Change

Fri, Oct 12 2018

Until now, scientists have often framed climate change in terms of the future. But a landmark report...

Hundreds of thousands without power...

Hundreds of thousands without power...

Environment

Thu, Oct 11 2018

There were no immediate reports of deaths, but the storm wreaked havoc on infrastructure

Cyclone Titli strikes India’s Odisha...

Cyclone Titli strikes India’s Odisha...

Environment

Thu, Oct 11 2018

In Bangladesh, the storm is likely to move northwestwards and has started crossing the coast

UN: Cost of climate-linked disasters...

UN: Cost of climate-linked disasters...

Environment

Thu, Oct 11 2018

UNISDR counted the number of climate-related disasters between 1998-2017 at more than 6,600, with storms...

When will Sonali Bag hit the...

When will Sonali Bag hit the...

Environment

Thu, Oct 11 2018

The government’s latest answer to polythene pollution still has many obstacles to overcome

Coke, Pepsi, Nestle top makers of plastic...

Coke, Pepsi, Nestle top makers of plastic...

Environment

Tue, Oct 9 2018

Overall, the most common type of plastic found was polystyrene, which goes into packaging and foam coffee...

Dhaka anticipates terrible dust pollution...

Dhaka anticipates terrible dust pollution...

Environment

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The environment minister says steps will soon be taken to tackle the problem

Three companies responsible for two-thirds...

Three companies responsible for two-thirds...

Environment

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The 97.5kg non-recyclable plastic waste sample was collected from a one-kilometer area of Dhanmondi Lake,...