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National fisheries week 2018: Ilish...

National fisheries week 2018: Ilish...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 24 2018

The government has established six Ilish sanctuaries across the country

You could earn money by returning used...

You could earn money by returning used...

Business

Mon, Jul 23 2018

The Department of Environment has recommended including the provision in the upcoming e-waste rules

Increase in catching fish threatens...

Increase in catching fish threatens...

Agriculture

Mon, Jul 23 2018

According to the Fisheries Department, in 2000-01 the total number of fish caught from inland water bodies...

Salt and tears

Salt and tears

Tribune Climate

Thu, Jul 19 2018

Bangladesh sees 27.77% rise of pre-eclampsia cases since 2012

Alternative farming makes char dwellers...

Alternative farming makes char dwellers...

Agriculture

Wed, Jul 18 2018

They are opting to farm vegetables over traditional crops to earn more money

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...

Timely government action helps agriculture...

Timely government action helps agriculture...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 10 2018

The 2011 population census showed that the country’s annual population growth is 1.37 (per 1000)....

Flood situation in the north likely...

Flood situation in the north likely...

Nation

Sun, Jul 8 2018

At the moment, water is flowing above the danger level at seven points of the rivers Jamuna, Surma, Kushiyara,...

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...

Heavy flooding in Brahmaputra basin...

Heavy flooding in Brahmaputra basin...

Nation

Fri, Jul 6 2018

Kurigram, Jamalpur, Bogra, Sirajganj and Tangail districts are likely to bear the brunt of this monsoonal...

Floods likely in the north this...

Floods likely in the north this...

Nation

Tue, Jul 3 2018

Water levels are rising in Panchagarh after two days of heavy rainfall and with water coming down the...

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,...

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

Import duty on rice: Too little too...

Import duty on rice: Too little too...

Special

Mon, Jun 11 2018

Since the finance minister announced in his budget speech that an import duty will be

Budget FY19: Agriculture sector allocation...

Budget FY19: Agriculture sector allocation...

Agriculture

Thu, Jun 7 2018

Muhith says the country has achieved self-sufficiency in food due to the agriculture-friendly policies...

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

Greens: Amendment favours LPG factories,...

Greens: Amendment favours LPG factories,...

Environment

Sun, Apr 8 2018

Currently, there are at least 190 different types of industries, including the under-construction ones,...

Rohingya camps impede movement of wild...

Rohingya camps impede movement of wild...

Bangladesh

Sat, Apr 7 2018

Several refugees were also killed in elephant attacks in these camps, as the movement of the animals...

Is tie-up with NGO necessary for tiger...

Is tie-up with NGO necessary for tiger...

Special

Sat, Mar 3 2018

The new NGO-led survey is unlikely to yield any results, a forest department official says