লেড এসিড ব্যাটারির পরিবেশভিত্তিক সঠিক ব্যবস্থাপনার তাগিদ সারা দেশে ৬ হাজারেরও বেশি অনানুষ্ঠানিক ও অবৈধ ইউল্যাব পুনর্ব্যবহার কার্যক্রম Over 6,000 illegal recycling operations run in BD: Study Sundarbans saw 31 fires in 19 years Energy security and our future Is floating agriculture a nature-based solution? Sundarbans: Let’s save our best friend Why early child development needs urgent focus How do we tackle the injustices of climate change? 1.2m tonnes of plastic waste shipped to Bangladesh
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সারা দেশে ৬ হাজারেরও বেশি অনানুষ্ঠানিক ও অবৈধ ইউল্যাব পুনর্ব্যবহার কার্যক্রম

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ঢাকা, ২৫ ফেব্রুয়ারি, ২০২১: স্বাস্থ্যগত ঝুঁকি ও পরিবেশ দূষণরোধে সরকারের উচিত ব্যবহৃত লেড এসিড ব্যাটারির পরিবেশভিত্তিক সঠিক ব্যবস্থাপনা করা। এর অননুমোদিত পুনর্ব্যবহার নিয়ন্ত্রণ করা। আজ বুধবার এনভায়রনমেন্ট এন্ড সোশ্যাল ডেভেলপমেন্ট অর্গানাইজেশন (এসডো), ইউএন এনভায়রনমেন্ট প্রোগ্রাম এবং ইন্টারন্যাশনাল লেড এসোসিয়েশন-আইএলএ’র যৌথ আয়োজনে অনুষ্ঠিত একটি ক্যাপাসিটি বিল্ডিং কর্মশালায় বিশেষজ্ঞরা এই মন্তব্য করেন। পিওর আর্থ এবং ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের […]

ESDO had arranged a mobile campaign on “Building Toxic Plastic Free Environment in Bangladesh” on 14th February 2021 in some distinct places of Dhaka city

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Dhaka, 15 February, 2021: To make the people aware of the hazardous effects of toxic plastic, Environment and Social Development Organization- ESDO had arranged a day-long mobile campaign on “Building Toxic Plastic Free Environment in Bangladesh” on 14th February 2021 in some distinct places of Dhaka city. The campaign had started from TSC, University of […]

Study finds carcinogenic chemicals in Dhaka’s water supply

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Dhaka, 25 January, 2021: The study was carried out by the Environment and Social Development Organization (ESDO) A recent study of Dhaka’s water supply has found the presence of a number of toxic chemicals, including carcinogenic compounds, posing risks to public health in the capital. According to the PFAS Bangladesh Situation Report 2020, traces of […]

Red Cross: Climate change bigger threat than Covid-19

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Dhaka, 29 November, 2020: 'Unfortunately there is no vaccine for climate change' The world should react with the same urgency to climate change as to the coronavirus crisis, the Red Cross said Tuesday, warning that global warming poses a greater threat than Covid-19. Even as the pandemic rages, climate change is not taking a break from […]

Wildlife

Feral goat, Wild Goat Park, Galloway, Forestry Commission Scotland

Dhaka, 6 October, 2020: You don’t have to travel far to enjoy nature. Just sit or stand quietly in any of our woodlands and you’ll soon see or hear life amongst the trees, be it insect, bird or mammal. Explore a bit further, and you'll greatly increase your chances of seeing some of Scotland's most iconic […]

Wildlife in ‘catastrophic decline’ due to human destruction, scientists warn

Dhaka, 21 September, 2020: Wildlife populations have fallen by more than two-thirds in less than 50 years, according to a major report by the conservation group WWF. The report says this "catastrophic decline" shows no sign of slowing. And it warns that nature is being destroyed by humans at a rate never seen before. Wildlife […]

Greenpeace to gov’t: Support production of reusable PPEs to address shortage, waste issues

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Dhaka, 12 August, 2020: Greenpeace Philippines today joined health experts in calling on the government to promote reusable personal protective equipment (PPE) for non-medical use and boost information dissemination on the safety of reusables to counter supply shortages while still protecting Filipinos from environmental and health harms of PPE-related waste. Health experts from around the […]

ED: Much more than a symbol

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Dhaka, 11 August, 2020: The Bengal Tiger is a permanent part of our national identity. We need to do a better job of honouring and preserving this treasure The Bengal Tiger population in Bangladesh has been on a worrying decline for years now. This majestic beast, nothing less than a symbol of Bangladesh, is tragically […]

Environment, health at risk for wildlife crime: UN report

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Dhaka, 6 August, 2020: Wildlife crime like  selling of wild animals in open markets is a threat to both environment and human health as it can increase the transmission of diseases that spread from animals to humans.   The findings were revealed in ‘World Wildlife Crime Report 2020’, produced by the UN Office on Drugs and […]

BeyondPlastic Presents Awards to 13 Companies for Genius Plastic Alternative Innovations

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Dhaka, 3rd August, 2020: Innovators are constantly coming up with exciting new alternatives to plastic packaging — so why not reward them for their efforts to curb plastic pollution? A group called BEYONDPLASTIC just announced the winners of the BEYONDPLASTIC Awards — and all of the winners listed have created some seriously innovative plastic alternative products and campaigns. BEYONDPLASTIC is an initiative […]

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