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Experts: Balu River can be decontaminated...

Experts: Balu River can be decontaminated...

Dhaka

Fri, Oct 15 2021

Local people have to start a movement to stop pollution, says Sharif Zamil

ED: Save our dying rivers

ED: Save our dying rivers

Editorial

Mon, Sep 27 2021

It is simply unacceptable that so many lives are hampered, not to mention the entire ecosystem

Community leaders pledge to protect...

Community leaders unite to protect...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 18 2021

Waterkeepers Bangladesh has been working to make the Buriganga pollution-free since 2009

20-year masterplan to revive Dhaka's...

20-year masterplan to revive Dhaka's...

Dhaka

Sat, Sep 18 2021

The government also plans to generate electricity from river waste and to take steps in closing the sources...

Cultural movement can save rivers, stop...

Cultural movement can save rivers

Environment

Tue, Jun 22 2021

Movement thru’ engaging local youths can help save rivers, speakers say

US, UK fund for reduction of Dhaka’s...

US, UK fund for reduction of Dhaka’s...

Dhaka

Fri, May 7 2021

Through the $297,000 USAID grant, Waterkeepers Bangladesh (WKB) will implement a robust advocacy initiative...

DoE fines business 4.8L for polluting...

DoE fines business 4.8L for river...

Chittagong

Mon, Mar 1 2021

The business concerned is located in the Chandgaon industrial area of Chittagong

River grabbing on the rise

River grabbing on the rise

Bangladesh

Wed, Jan 13 2021

In the last one year, the list of river grabbers and polluters has grown from 57,390 to 63,249

ED: Cracking down on those who pollute...

ED: Cracking down on those who pollute...

Editorial

Tue, Jan 5 2021

Unless we can put an end to their activities, all rivers in Bangladesh could very well end up like the...

Call to protect rivers from encroachment,...

Call to protect rivers from encroachment,...

Nation

Sun, Sep 27 2020

The zoologist also urged people living upstream and downstream of rivers to raise their voice against...

Sutang River, once a boon now a...

Sutang River, once a boon now a...

Nation

Tue, Sep 1 2020

Overwhelming levels of contamination from untreated factory effluents is causing serious health and environmental...

Massive thermal plant fuel leak pollutes...

Massive thermal plant fuel leak pollutes...

Europe

Wed, Jun 3 2020

Russian mining conglomerate Norilsk Nickel, which owns the facility, said the tank was damaged when supporting...

Study: Bangladesh among countries with...

Study: Bangladesh among countries with...

Nation

Tue, May 28 2019

The information was found in a research done on antibiotic levels of rivers worldwide

Local administration to restore heavily...

Local administration to restore heavily...

Environment

Thu, Mar 14 2019

Some illegal structures were already brought down and claimed work diligently to restore the river to...

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...

NRCC vows to be stricter on river grabbing,...

NRCC vows to be stricter on river grabbing,...

Nation

Mon, May 21 2018

National River Conservation Commission (NRCC) Chairman Dr Muzibur Rahman Howlader has vowed to show...

17 Halda dolphins die in four...

17 Halda dolphins die in four...

Environment

Fri, Feb 2 2018

The official status of river dolphins is “critically endangered”

Nobody listens to the PM when it comes...

Nobody listens to the PM when it comes...

Dhaka

Fri, Jan 26 2018

'Even though there was a High Court order to protect rivers, the government and people with vested interests...

Halda Dolphins in peril

Halda Dolphins in peril

Environment

Sat, Jan 6 2018

15 dolphins die in three months

Sheila Dikshit: Act, do and create based...

Sheila Dikshit: Act, do and create based...

Dhaka

Thu, Jul 20 2017

Sheila Dikshit, the former chief minister of the Indian state of Delhi, speaks to the Dhaka Tribune’s...

Dhaleshwari River under threat of...

Dhaleshwari River under threat of...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 29 2017

'Dhaleshwari River may suffer the same fate if proper measures are not taken to protect it'