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More than half of Sundarbans now designated...

More than half of Sundarbans now designated...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 16 2017

Expansion of sanctuary areas will boost and protect the biodiversity of Sundarbans

RAB declares Sundarbans pirate

RAB declares Sundarbans pirate

Bangladesh

Thu, Aug 24 2017

The pirates are not granted amnesty for their offences but are viewed favourably for turning themselves...

Berlin to host European conference on...

Berlin to host European conference on...

Environment

Fri, Aug 18 2017

The Berlin Declaration to save the Sundarbans will be announced on Sunday, the last day of the two-day...

Deer hunting on the rise in...

Deer hunting on the rise in...

Environment

Wed, Aug 2 2017

Pirates operating in the Sundarbans have largely surrendered to the joint efforts of RAB teams, specially...

Sundarbans wildlife sanctuary doubles...

Sundarbans wildlife sanctuary doubles...

Environment

Sun, Jul 30 2017

The government protection now extends to 52% of the Sundarbans

The symbol of our nation

The symbol of our nation

Editorial

Sat, Jul 29 2017

Poaching has contributed to this steep decline

NGOs condemn Unesco’s decision on...

NGOs condemn Unesco’s decision on...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jul 13 2017

The WHC recently withdraws its earlier objection to the construction of Rampal power plant near the...

Govt: Unesco backtracks from Rampal...

Govt: Unesco backtracks from Rampal...

Environment

Thu, Jul 6 2017

In recent years, the World Heritage Committee had expressed its concerns over the state of conservation...

The legal implications of  harming the...

The legal implications of harming the...

Raihan Rahman Rafid

Thu, Jun 15 2017

We cannot afford to lose our forests and wild-life to shoddy governance

PM: Govt to create artificial forest...

PM: Govt to create artificial forest...

Environment

Sun, Jun 4 2017

Hasina has instructed the authorities concerned regarding the expansion of mangrove forest in the coastal...

Two honey collectors sued over fire...

Two honey collectors sued over fire...

Nation

Fri, Jun 2 2017

'A primary investigation revealed that the duo had illegally entered into the forest and left their flaming...

Fire breaks out in Sundarbans Chandpai...

Fire breaks out in Sundarbans Chandpai...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 26 2017

It was finally brought under control around 7pm

Activists: Resources for citizens first,...

Activists: Resources for citizens first,...

Power & Energy

Thu, May 25 2017

'How can the government decide to export gas through a foreign company to other countries, when we have...

Activists: Ash from Rampal will destroy...

Activists: Ash from Rampal will destroy...

Environment

Wed, May 17 2017

Even if half of all ash produced is recycled into brick and concrete industries, the ash disposal pond...

Is Rampal worth the political

Is Rampal worth the political

Afsan Chowdhury , Afsan Chowdhury

Sun, May 14 2017

Given the public backlash, AL’s inflexibility on Rampal is one of the few mysteries in our politics...

3 foresters among 12 suspended for smuggling...

3 foresters among 12 suspended for smuggling...

Nation

Mon, May 8 2017

Charges against 12 of 15 accused were found to be true

Greenpeace: Rampal plant could cause...

Greenpeace: Rampal plant could cause...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 5 2017

The United Nations has already urged Bangladesh to halt construction

Kushtia villagers beat fishing cat to...

Kushtia villagers beat fishing cat to...

Nation

Mon, May 1 2017

For the fifth time in four months, a fishing cat has been beaten to death in the Kushtia district

Another honey hunter killed by tiger...

Another honey hunter killed by tiger...

Nation

Mon, Apr 17 2017

over 1,100 people, mostly Mowals, Bawals and fishermen dependent on the Sundarbans, have been killed...

An open letter to Al Gore from Annisul...

An open letter to Al Gore from Annisul...

Annisul Huq

Mon, Apr 3 2017

What the West is missing about Rampal

BGB sets up second floating BOP in...

BGB sets up second floating BOP in...

Nation

Fri, Mar 31 2017

The BGB chief say the new BOP will help curb smuggling