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When New York was like Dhaka

When New York was like Dhaka

Rahad Abir

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Can our capital ever become clean and liveable?

Plastic not fantastic

Plastic not fantastic

Editorial

Fri, Jun 7 2019

Reckless plastic pollution and mismanagement of plastic waste recycling is causing massive problems

Cars don’t have to  rule the city

Cars don’t have to rule the city

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Fri, May 31 2019

We would like to see leaders who truly care about us

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Editorial

Tue, May 28 2019

This is not the sort of increase that Bangladesh should be proud of

Leave no black plumes

Leave no black plumes

Editorial

Fri, May 24 2019

In areas where diesel generators operate, this increase in toxic particulate matter is significant

The perils that generators cause

The perils that generators cause

Environment

Fri, May 24 2019

“Generators or any kind of motor that runs by diesel pollutes the air which can produce tiny particulates...

In pictures: Black tides of...

In pictures: Black tides of...

Image Gallery

Sun, May 19 2019

The Buriganga was in its death throes decades ago. Today, its blackened carcass still hosts tons of toxic...

A black river runs through it

A black river runs through it

Editorial

Sun, May 19 2019

There is still some chance of reversing this tragedy

Brick kiln emission damages acres of...

Brick kiln emission damages acres of...

Nation

Wed, May 8 2019

The farmers of this region might not be able to harvest any Boro paddy this year

HC summons both Dhaka city corporation...

HC summons both Dhaka city corporation...

Court

Sun, May 5 2019

Earlier, the city corporations were asked to submit the reports on air pollution in response to a writ...

Mercury emission rates alarming in...

Mercury emission rates alarming in...

Environment

Thu, Apr 18 2019

In a 2017-18 survey conducted by Esdo, estimated mercury input in the environment stands at 21,030kg...

No way to treat a national

No way to treat a national

Editorial

Thu, Apr 4 2019

The scenario in Cox’s Bazaar is nothing short of dire

Cox's Bazar beach chokes on trash,...

Cox's Bazar beach chokes on trash,...

Environment

Mon, Apr 1 2019

Trash is first dumped onto the beach until it becomes a tall pile, then it is burned on sands dunes

Fulkoli fined Tk10 lakh for polluting...

Fulkoli fined Tk10 lakh for polluting...

Environment

Wed, Mar 27 2019

The pollution has taken its toll on aquatic biodiversity and ecological balance, says a DoE

Enact the Clean Air Act

Enact the Clean Air Act

Aiman R Khan

Fri, Mar 15 2019

We’re all at risk

Polluted air continues to affect Dhaka...

Polluted air continues to affect Dhaka...

Dhaka

Wed, Mar 13 2019

The world’s worst air quality was detected in Chiang Mai

Plastic found in deepest ocean...

Plastic found in deepest ocean...

World

Wed, Feb 27 2019

Now a British team of researchers say they have discovered cases of plastic ingestion among tiny shrimp...

Breathing in poison

Breathing in poison

Shishir Reza

Wed, Feb 20 2019

Towards a mechanism for monitoring environmental pollution

Taking care of our own e-waste

Taking care of our own e-waste

Ekram Kabir

Fri, Feb 15 2019

Bangladesh must manage, dispose, and recycle responsibly

Taking a hard stance  on air...

Taking a hard stance on air...

Editorial

Fri, Feb 15 2019

Sustainable development cannot come at the cost of destroying our environment

Dhaka’s water problems

Dhaka’s water problems

Tanvir Ahmed

Tue, Feb 5 2019

How Dhaka’s drainage and natural hydrology can be improved