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OP-ED: Remote sensing for sustainable...

OP-ED: Remote sensing for sustainable...

Shishir Reza

Thu, Jul 16 2020

How we can better estimate environmental changes

River ports asked to hoist warning signal...

River ports asked to hoist warning signal...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 8 2020

Rain or thundershowers is likely to occur at one or two places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal,...

Reversing the damage

Reversing the damage

Opinion

Sat, Feb 29 2020

This is the kind of action that we have been asking for

Before our rivers run dry

Before our rivers run dry

Md Zakir Hossain

Mon, Feb 17 2020

Are the current legal measures enough to save our rivers? 

Drive against river, wetland encroachment...

Drive against river, wetland encroachment...

Bangladesh

Fri, Feb 14 2020

'We started getting the benefit of the first phase of the drive that saw eviction of a total of 40,000...

Can our rivers be saved?

Can our rivers be saved?

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 24 2019

The National River Protection Commission is supposedly the guardian of all rivers, but lacks any power...

Rivers are changing all the time

Rivers are changing all the time

Anik Kabir

Wed, Nov 13 2019

This affects their capacity to contain floods

The river connects us

The river connects us

Editorial

Wed, Nov 6 2019

This is clearly a win-win situation for our nations

Bangladesh, India herald new chapter...

Bangladesh, India herald new chapter...

Government Affairs

Tue, Nov 5 2019

Over Tk360 crore investment on river dredging, infrastructures will make waterways navigable and increase...

Making sure there’s enough water

Making sure there’s enough water

Ekram Kabir

Fri, Aug 9 2019

Don’t wait until there’s a crisis

A conversation on conservation

A conversation on conservation

Editorial

Thu, Aug 8 2019

We need to start taking conservation more seriously

Prevention through preparation

Prevention through preparation

Editorial

Sun, Jul 21 2019

The crux of the water-logging problem is our unpreparedness

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

Buriganga: The world’s largest...

Buriganga: The world’s largest...

Dhaka

Sat, May 18 2019

Several BIWTA officials derisively refer to the Buriganga as “the largest sewer in the...

14 rivers in Dinajpur dry up due to...

14 rivers in Dinajpur dry up due to...

Nation

Sun, Mar 10 2019

The riverbeds are filled with silt, sediment and dust particles, causing narrow streams to become...

Can a river be a legal person?

Can a river be a legal person?

Raihan Rahman Rafid

Thu, Feb 14 2019

What is the best way to protect our rivers? 

‘Powerless’ river commission eying law...

‘Powerless’ river commission eying law...

Regulations

Fri, Feb 8 2019

The commission, which was formed in 2013 as a recommending body with no statutory power of implementation...

Habibun Nahar slots into her new role...

Habibun Nahar slots into her new role...

Government Affairs

Mon, Jan 7 2019

The new deputy minister for environment, forest and climate change took oath on Monday

Averting a water crisis

Averting a water crisis

Editorial

Wed, Oct 31 2018

Safe drinking water should be treated as a basic human right

In pictures: Padma River erosion hits...

In pictures: Padma River erosion hits...

Image Gallery

Tue, Sep 11 2018

The erosion has been ongoing for the past few years, recently it has taken a turn for the worse

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