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To cut brick kiln pollution, Bangladesh...

To cut brick kiln pollution, Bangladesh...

Environment

Thu, Nov 9 2017

Experts say the new materials will reduce environmental pollution and cut construction costs

A health crisis in the making

A health crisis in the making

Editorial

Sat, Oct 21 2017

The pollution problem is a winnable battle, but that does not mean we have to set ourselves back...

Pollution can account for one in four...

Pollution can account for one in four...

Environment

Fri, Oct 20 2017

In rapidly-industrialising countries such as India, Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Kenya,...

India court bans firecracker sales ahead...

India court bans firecracker sales ahead...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Last November, about a million children were forced to stay home from school, thousands of workers reported...

Time to break the taboo

Time to break the taboo

Saleemul Huq

Thu, Sep 14 2017

As climate change losses mount, it’s time to talk about liability and compensation

Study: The emerging threat of microplastic...

Study: The emerging threat of microplastic...

Science

Wed, Sep 6 2017

If synthetic fibres are in tap water, they’re also likely in foods prepared with water like bread, pasta,...

Study: Plastic in major rivers main...

Study: Plastic in major rivers main...

Environment

Thu, Jun 8 2017

According to the study, two-thirds of the pollution comes from the 20 most polluting rivers, the overwhelming...

The very hungry caterpillar joins fight...

The very hungry caterpillar joins fight...

Environment

Tue, Apr 25 2017

Polyethylene represents 40% of Europe's demand for plastic products, mostly in the form of packaging...

Rampal protesters to hold rally in...

Rampal protesters to hold rally in...

Environment

Wed, Apr 19 2017

Environmentalists have been staging protests against the coal power project being set up near the Sundarbans...

A messy transition

A messy transition

Editorial

Mon, Apr 10 2017

While the owners have long been uncooperative, the government is also not holding up its end of the...

‘You will have to force us out of...

‘You will have to force us out of...

Commerce

Thu, Apr 6 2017

Consistently called one of the most polluted places on Earth, Hazaribagh came fifth on the list of top...

India gives Ganges, Jamuna rivers same...

India gives Ganges, Jamuna rivers same...

World

Tue, Mar 21 2017

State judges follow example set last week by New Zealand's government to grant full legal rights to the...

SC upholds order to shut down Hazaribagh...

SC upholds order to shut down Hazaribagh...

Court

Sun, Mar 12 2017

The tanneries have been causing immense damage to the environment in the area

DoE evicts and fines 3 illegal brick...

DoE evicts and fines 3 illegal brick...

Nation

Wed, Mar 8 2017

A total of 33 illegal brick fields remain in the Narsingdi district

Can we still save the Buriganga?

Can we still save the Buriganga?

Editorial

Sat, Mar 4 2017

It is not an option to turn our back on the Buriganga, no matter how daunting it may seem to try to clean...

Can we still save the Buriganga?

Can we still save the Buriganga?

Uncategorized

Sat, Mar 4 2017

It is not an option to turn our back on the Buriganga, no matter how daunting it may seem to try to clean...

One in three brick kilns in Barisal...

One in three brick kilns in Barisal...

Environment

Thu, Jan 5 2017

Most brick kilns in Barisal district are operating illegally and polluting the environment under the...

China smog war moves to courts

China smog war moves to courts

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 26 2016

Eight cities in Hebei launched “red alerts” last week in response to the smog, which reached record levels...

China to levy new taxes in bid to strengthen...

China to levy new taxes in bid to strengthen...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Dec 25 2016

China's largely rubber-stamp parliament passed a law on Sunday that will levy specific environmental...

Save our rivers before it is too...

Save our rivers before it is too...

Editorial

Thu, Dec 22 2016

We have made mistakes in the way we have treated our rivers so far. Let us not continue to make those...

Protect our rivers

Protect our rivers

Editorial

Wed, Dec 7 2016

It is high time that polluters paid the price for the damage they have caused