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Up in smoke

Up in smoke

Opinion

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Dhaka has persisted, unfortunately, in being one of the most polluted cities in the world

Dust in the wind

Dust in the wind

Opinion

Mon, Sep 17 2018

Is there no escape from air pollution?

World Bank: Urban pollution costs Bangladesh...

'Urban pollution costs Bangladesh $6.5bn...

Environment

Sun, Sep 16 2018

To achieve the upper-middle income status, the report says, Bangladesh must act now to tackle environmental...

Study: Bangladesh a major polluter of...

Study: Bangladesh a major polluter of...

Environment

Sat, Sep 15 2018

China is the top source of plastic bottles, bags and other rubbish clogging up global sea lanes

3 ways making a smartphone can harm...

3 ways making a smartphone can harm...

Magazine

Thu, Sep 13 2018

Catastrophic mine waste spills, ecosystem destruction and pollution

Getting tough on  grabbers and...

Getting tough on grabbers and...

Editorial

Fri, Jul 27 2018

Saving our rivers is a more important goal that short-term profit, or petty political interests

India plans to battle pollution staining...

India plans to battle pollution staining...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 25 2018

India's Supreme Court is driving the campaign to protect the country's most famous monument,...

A city one can ill afford

A city one can ill afford

SN Rasul

Mon, Jul 23 2018

The many trials of living in Dhaka

CDA forms committee to check Halda...

CDA forms committee to check Halda...

Nation

Thu, Jul 12 2018

A huge number of dead fishes and aquatic animals were found floating in the river in the past few months...

Halda River Protection Committee: Fish...

Halda River Protection Committee: Fish...

Environment

Fri, Jun 29 2018

The fish died due to low level of dissolved oxygen and exceedingly high level of ammonia which contaminated...

Nothing more to occupy

Nothing more to occupy

Ekram Kabir

Sat, Jun 9 2018

In our greed for money, we have forgotten nature

Beating plastic pollution, saving...

Beating plastic pollution, saving...

Magazine

Tue, Jun 5 2018

Steps must be taken to tackle arguably one of the biggest environmental concerns of the century

Modi opens 2 expressways around Delhi...

Modi opens 2 expressways around Delhi...

South Asia

Sun, May 27 2018

The 135km, six-lane Eastern Peripheral Expressway was built in 17 months at a total cost of around $1.62...

Indian police kill 12 in protest over...

Indian police kill 12 in protest over...

South Asia

Tue, May 22 2018

Tamil Nadu chief minister ordered an inquiry into the shootings but defended the action of police

Turn down the volume

Turn down the volume

Editorial

Wed, Apr 25 2018

Busy areas like Farmgate, Shahbagh, and Mohakhali bus stand routinely experience noise levels ranging...

Dhaka again ranks among world’s polluted...

Dhaka again ranks among world’s polluted...

Dhaka

Sun, Apr 22 2018

The city ranked fifth in the real time air quality rankings with a score of 155 on Sunday

POBA: Bangladesh witnesses an 80 fold...

POBA: Bangladesh witnesses an 80 fold...

Environment

Sun, Apr 22 2018

POBA says use of plastics has risen to 1,200,000 metric tons in 2018 compared to just 15 thousand metric...

When the air kills

When the air kills

Editorial

Thu, Apr 19 2018

Make no mistake: Air pollution is a public health hazard

Researchers accidentally engineer plastic-eating...

Researchers accidentally engineer plastic-eating...

Science

Tue, Apr 17 2018

More than eight million tons of plastic are dumped into the world's oceans every year, and concern is...

Dhaka 9th most polluted city in the...

Dhaka 9th most polluted city in the...

Environment

Sun, Apr 1 2018

China’s Beijing topped the index with a score of 302

An active approach  to climate...

An active approach to climate...

Editorial

Sat, Mar 24 2018

Failing to protect the environmental integrity of our country is a shame shared by us all