‘Save our village forest’ প্লাস্টিক দূষণ: বছরে মারা যাচ্ছে প্রায় ১ মিলিয়ন সামুদ্রিক পাখি International Plastic Bag Free Day 3rd July, 2020 – A Webinar Arranged by ESDO Green activists for stopping use of plastic bags International Plastic Bag free Day-2020 Plastic Free July in 2020 Plastic Free July – there are alternatives to single use packaging City of sydney now runs on 100% renewable energy PPP to boost organic agriculture in Mahaweli Global Environmental Health Day 2020
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Environmentalists for big budget to weather climate change

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Dhaka, 29 June, 2020: Civil society leaders at a press conference on Sunday demanded allocation of at least one per cent of GDP in the national budget to weather the impacts of climate change. Network on Climate Change in Bangladesh (NCC,B), a platform of 19 non-governmental organisations, held the press conference at Dhaka Reporters Unity […]

Indiscriminate waste dumping continues in Buriganga

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Dhaka, 20 June, 2020: A floating waste island is developing at Baganbari point of the river From domestic to industrial, all kinds of waste are being dumped indiscriminately in the Buriganga River, polluting the river during the lockdown. A whole body of citizens, including industrialists, traders and government agencies are contributing to the contamination of the […]

Renewable Energy: Bangladesh made great strides

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Dhaka, 18 June, 2020: Bangladesh has made great strides in power generation in the last decade as about 95 percent of its population now have the access to electricity, thanks to the government's attention to renewable energy sources along with the conventional sources, says a global report. As of 2017, around 8 percent of the […]

Desertification And Drought Day: The threat of parched land

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Dhaka, 17 June, 2020: Barsha-Kaal, or the rainy season, has officially arrived this week. If we were not shackled by Covid-19, we would have been welcoming monsoon with singing and dancing at public gatherings, arranging tree fairs, and planting hundreds and thousands of saplings all over the country. A perfect time to make our country greener! […]

Renewable energy could be Bangladesh’s best option post Covid-19

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Dhaka, 6 June: In the post Covid-19 era, renewable energy could be the best suitable option for Bangladesh to reset its power sector development policy to come out of the obligation for capacity payment to idle power plants, says a recent study. The observation was made by the Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), a US-based […]

Overuse of chemical fertilizers threatens Kushtia soil fertility

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Dhaka, 31 May, 2020: The district was always acclaimed for its fertile soil and high productivity with a recent trend of overusing chemical fertilizers instead of organic ones, to grow larger batches of crops, thus ruining  the soil Cultivating with chemical fertilizers is increasing crop production in Kushtia but threatens the fertility of the soil […]

Organic guava farming brings healthy returns

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Dhaka, 20 May, 2020: Guava cultivation is gaining popularity among farmers in the eight upazilas of Jashore district for repeated abundant yield and fair prices.Sources said, a good number of farmers have shifted to guava farming as the fruit brings healthy returns. Over 935 hectares of land have been brought under guava cultivation this season, […]

Protection now polluting

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Dhaka, 11 May, 2020: Around 14,500 tonnes of hazardous plastic waste have been produced from the single use surgical face masks, gloves, hand sanitisers bottles, and polythene bags in the first month of the shutdown, says a study report. About 11.2 percent of this waste apparently are surgical face masks, 21 percent polythene-made normal gloves, […]

Covid-19: 14,500 tons waste generated, waste collector halved in a month

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Dhaka, 11 May, 2020: The maximum amount of waste was generated from used hand gloves At least 14,500 tons of waste, including used gloves, masks, sanitizer containers and polythene, have been generated in the last month across Bangladesh, said Environment and Social Development Organization (ESDO) ESDO revealed the information, from the finding of a new study, […]

করোনাভাইরাস: বাংলাদেশে একবার ব্যবহৃত প্লাস্টিক বর্জ্য বাড়ছে, স্বাস্থ্য ঝুঁকির আশঙ্কা

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ঢাকা, ১১ মে, ২০২০: করোনাভাইরাস পরিস্থিতির কারণে বাংলাদেশে একবার ব্যবহার করা প্লাস্টিক বর্জ্যের পরিমাণ আশঙ্কাজনক হারে বেড়ে গেছে বলে জানিয়েছে একটি বেসরকারি সংস্থা। এনভায়রনমেন্ট এন্ড সোশ্যাল ডেভেলপমেন্ট অর্গানাইজেশন (এসডো) নামের সংস্থাটি বলছে, ২৬শে মার্চ থেকে ২৫শে এপ্রিল পর্যন্ত সময়ের মধ্যে ১৪ হাজার ৫০০ টন স্বাস্থ্যের জন্য ঝুঁকিপূর্ণ প্লাস্টিক বর্জ্য বৃদ্ধি পেয়েছে। এসব পণ্যের বেশিরভাগই হচ্ছে সার্জিক্যাল […]

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