• Thursday, Dec 09, 2021
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PM Hasina to all: Plant more trees for...

PM: Plant more trees for greener...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 15 2021

The prime minister has inaugurated a three-month-long tree plantation campaign

Australian floods turn fatal as Sydney...

Australian floods turn fatal as Sydney...

Oceania

Thu, Jun 10 2021

Record-cold winters coupled with flash floods have led to at least one fatality

Speakers: Everyone should work actively...

‘Everyone should work actively to save...

Environment

Mon, Jun 7 2021

According to United Nations, ecosystem degradation impacts 3.2 billion people worldwide

Shougat Nazbin wins Green Prize...

Shougat Nazbin wins Green Prize...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 7 2021

Nazbin also intends to produce a documentary showcasing their work and the environmental impact of using...

Govt targets planting 72.7 million saplings...

Planting of 72.7m saplings planned

Environment

Sat, Jun 5 2021

Trees will be planted on 9,400 acres of land in coastal areas, 1,800km of strip gardens will be built,...

COP President Alok Sharma pledges support...

COP26: Alok Sharma pledges support for...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Jun 2 2021

He highlighted on the importance of delivering $100bn climate fund

Ecnec approves Tk3,089.97C Meghna River...

Ecnec approves Tk3,089.97C river bank...

Economy

Tue, Jun 1 2021

A total of nine projects were approved on Tuesday involving an overall estimated cost of Tk5,239.62...

A year after Cyclone Amphan, for some...

A year after Cyclone Amphan

Bangladesh

Sat, May 29 2021

Amphan roared through South Asia killing more than 100 people and causing more than $13 billion in...

Journalists’ network to track pollution...

Journalists’ network to track pollution...

Environment

Thu, May 27 2021

Data on air and noise pollution at 10 spots in Dhaka are being gathered every day

Cyclone Yaas: Bangladesh Navy ready...

Cyclone Yaas: Navy ready for rescue,...

Bangladesh

Wed, May 26 2021

Also, preparations have been made to relocate the Rohingyas living in Bhashan Char to a predetermined...

Bangladesh prepared for Cyclone...

Bangladesh prepared for Cyclone...

Bangladesh

Mon, May 24 2021

The country is unlikely to be majorly affected, says the state minister for disaster management and...

Polybag ban fails to discourage

Polybag ban fails to discourage

Environment

Fri, May 21 2021

Bangladesh became the first country in the world to ban plastic and polythene bags in 2002

One man’s trash is another man’s...

One man’s trash is another man’s...

Business

Wed, May 5 2021

How a Bangladeshi startup is helping clean the environment

Dhaka landfill emits 4 tons of methane...

Dhaka landfill emits 4 tons of methane...

Bangladesh

Thu, Apr 29 2021

The amount equals the emission of 190,000 passenger cars

Are single-use plastics taking a toll...

Are single-use plastics taking a toll...

Environment

Tue, Apr 27 2021

Industry insiders, experts blame government’s negligence for growing use of plastics

Heatwave to continue till

Heatwave to continue till

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 26 2021

Dhaka logs highest temperature in 26 years

Scientists find only 3% of land areas...

Scientists find only 3% of land areas...

World

Sat, Apr 17 2021

Previous estimates based on satellite images suggested around 20% to 40% of land ecosystems were...

Environment minister: Climate change...

Environment minister: Climate change...

Bangladesh

Sun, Mar 28 2021

The minister said Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has taken initiatives for green...

Forests, soil may not keep pace with...

Forests, soil may not keep pace with...

World

Thu, Mar 25 2021

Earth's terrestrial ecosystems consistently absorbing some 30% of CO2 emissions even as those emissions...

Carbon pawprint: Is man's best friend...

Carbon pawprint: Is man's best friend...

World

Sat, Mar 20 2021

A 2017 study suggests that domestic cats and dogs were responsible for between 25-30% of the environmental...

Mayor Atiqul: Councilors to lose posts...

Mayor Atiqul: Councilors to lose posts...

Bangladesh

Fri, Mar 19 2021

His remarks come after opening a newly-excavated canal at the city's Uttara