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Nasa: Pollution could be the solution...

Nasa: Pollution could be the solution...

World

Mon, Feb 15 2021

Astronomers have found over 4,000 planets orbiting other stars to date

DoE fines 8 businesses over 4L for polluting...

DoE fines 8 entities 4L over...

Nation

Thu, Feb 11 2021

The department slapped the fines following hearings on Thursday

HC directs closure of all illegal brick...

HC directs closure of all illegal brick...

Chittagong

Sun, Jan 31 2021

The High Court directed authorities to shut down and fine all illegal brick kilns in Chittagong. The...

Earning a living out of plastic...

Earning a living out of plastic...

Dhaka

Sat, Jan 16 2021

Workers pick up plastic chips and dry them under the sun on the bank of the Buriganga River in Dhaka....

High Court orders DoE to file cases...

Buriganga Pollution: HC orders to sue...

Court

Sun, Jan 3 2021

‘The DoE has closed the plants twice, but they resumed their operations’

OP-ED: How happy can 2021 be?

OP-ED: How happy can 2021 be?

Julian Francis

Fri, Jan 1 2021

Vaccines, pollution, corruption -- Bangladesh has a lot on its plate

OP-ED: The great equalizer

OP-ED: The great equalizer

Mahde Hassan

Tue, Dec 15 2020

Covid-19 has emerged as an ultimatum for humanity to correct its wrongs

In pictures: Dust pollution rises

In pictures: Dust pollution rises

Dhaka

Sun, Nov 29 2020

Many who have recovered from Covid-19 or have underlying respiratory complications will have to be extra-cautious...

India court bans firecrackers in pollution-hit...

India court bans firecrackers in pollution-hit...

Court

Mon, Nov 9 2020

The National Green Tribunal said the role of pollution in the Covid-19 crisis meant that the ban was...

Experts: Reduce air pollution to avoid...

Experts: Reduce air pollution to avoid...

Dhaka

Sun, Nov 1 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently cautioned that cities which have a higher level of air pollution...

ED: Breathing easy

ED: Breathing easy

Editorial

Sun, Oct 18 2020

With the added threat of Covid-19 this year, unhealthy air only makes it more dangerous

ED: Taking back our canals

ED: Taking back our canals

Editorial

Sun, Oct 11 2020

Year after year, we are told that Dhaka is one of the least liveable cities in the world, and no doubt,...

High Court warns Dhaka Wasa MD about...

Buriganga pollution: HC warns Dhaka...

Court

Mon, Sep 14 2020

Wasa chief given one month to completely stop the dumping of industrial waste into the Buriganga

Can biomedical waste turn into a potential...

Can biomedical waste be a source of...

Health

Tue, Aug 18 2020

Medical wastes piling up as Covid-19 cases keep running

ED: Managing the waste generated during...

ED: Managing the waste generated during...

Editorial

Fri, Jul 24 2020

We need to invest in not only alternative materials, but also in recycling facilities

OP-ED: An unlikely saviour

OP-ED: An unlikely saviour

Mimtabasum Dipa

Sun, Jul 19 2020

Covid-19 has provided the environment the opportunity to heal itself

ED: Restoring the balance

ED: Restoring the balance

Editorial

Tue, Jul 14 2020

What is needed now, however, is to set this plan into motion

UK homes to discard 67m clothes after...

UK homes to discard 67m clothes after...

Europe

Sun, Jun 28 2020

It also forecasts two out of three people will give unwanted clothing items to charity in the coming...

Indiscriminate waste dumping continues...

Indiscriminate waste dumping continues...

Environment

Wed, Jun 17 2020

A floating waste island is developing at Baganbari point of the river

Air quality: Dhaka ranks worst, Gulshan,...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks worst, Gulshan,...

Bangladesh

Thu, May 14 2020

Residential areas like Gulshan and Bashundhara showed AQI scores of 233 and 275 respectively

Plastic piles up in Thailand as pandemic...

Plastic piles up in Thailand as pandemic...

Coronavirus

Mon, May 11 2020

Even if the pandemic eases, environmentalists fear Thailand is simply a pointer for the situation elsewhere...