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Renewable energy could cut electricity rates by 30% — report

HEAVY RELIANCE on imported fossil fuels, high financing costs and uncompetitive market structures have contributed to make electricity prices in the Philippines among the highest in Southeast Asia, according to a report of a global research institute. “If renewables enter the market, they have the potential to cut wholesale power prices by 30% and could […]

Egan: After $700,000 spent on dream home, wetlands freeze leaves them high and dry

In 2017, they built their dream home, on a seemingly ideal country lot — 3.6 acres ringed by trees, with a pond and wetland at the rear, where the deer and the waterfowl played. They moved into the 2,000 sq.-ft. home on the outskirts of Carp, off Richardson Side Road, on Aug. 31 that year. […]

International Vulture Awareness Day: Is government’s initiative enough to save vultures?

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the most endangered species in the world, not just in Bangladesh, is the vulture The balance of wildlife, and biodiversity is being destroyed almost everywhere on earth due to man-made alterations. Although Bangladesh was once rich in biodiversity, it is now almost at the bottom. In […]

Malta farming sees success in Jashore

Delicious fruit malta sees successful cultivation in Keshobpur upazila of Jashore. Four years ago, Abdus Selim of Pathra village under Keshobpur upazila decided to grow organic malta on his land after learning that fruits grown with chemical fertilizers pose threat to human health. “I planted 200 plants of Bari-1 variety of malta on my two […]

The Best Photos From This Year’s Comedy Wildlife Awards

The competition's results will be revealed on November 13, with the winner getting a one-week safari in Kenya's Masai Mara. The contest, aimed at highlighting the importance of conservation, is run in conjunction with global wildlife charity Born Free Foundation. The world has seen an astonishing 60 percent decline in the size of populations of mammals, birds, […]

5 ways we need to adapt to climate change — or pay the price

To avoid the worst consequences of global warming, report after report has stressed the importance of cutting emissions. But with unusually intense weather events wreaking havoc all over the world — from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamasto heat waves in Europe — new findings suggest that the world needs to devote an equally urgent effort to adapt to the changes that are […]

Lack of reporting of phosphorus supply chain ‘dangerous for global food security’

A new study shows that the lack of reporting on the global phosphorus supply chain can indirectly be dangerous for global food security. Our global food production system uses 53 million ton of phosphate fertilizers annually, processed from 270 million tonnes of mined phosphate rock. Estimates show up to 90% phosphate loss from mine to […]

Which Health Policies Actually Work? We Rarely Find Out

A few years ago, Oregon found itself in a position that you’d think would be more commonplace: It was able to evaluate the impact of a substantial, expensive health policy change. In a collaboration by the state and researchers, Medicaid coverage was randomly extended to some low-income adults and not to others, and researchers have been tracking the consequences […]

Human and food security in South Asia

This world in which we are living is a very insecure and prone place where problems like   poverty, crisis, conflicts, negative peace, natural disasters, economic instability, violence, health problems, environmental issues and deficient food have surrounded a human from all sides. Human is insecure in the presence of these problems and this is what we […]

WWF: the planet is losing forest biodiversity

While we know that biodiversity is on the decline across much of the planet, relatively little attention has been paid to the loss of forest biodiversity. A new report by the World Wide Fund for Nature titled Below the Canopy is out to remedy this shortcoming. This first-ever global forest biodiversity assessment comes with a shocking discovery: between […]

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