Experts: Nature-based solution can help address water management challenges Easy exercises for kids to do at home during the lockdown Organic Farming Brings A Breath of Fresh Air in Kashmir Environment, health at risk for wildlife crime: UN report Health break: Here are tips to help kids keep their masks on amid the COVID-19 pandemic Bangladesh, China form joint venture on renewable energy Reclaiming lost forest resources National parks to remain closed for next 3 months BeyondPlastic Presents Awards to 13 Companies for Genius Plastic Alternative Innovations Climate change threatens lives and futures of over 19 million children in Bangladesh
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Experts: Nature-based solution can help address water management challenges

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Dhaka, 7 August, 2020: The IUCN global standard on NbS provides a user-friendly framework for the verification, design and scaling up of effective nature-based solutions  Speakers at a webinar has said nature-based solutions can help address the water management challenges in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River basin.   The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) hosted the webinar on “Nature-based Solutions and its […]

Easy exercises for kids to do at home during the lockdown

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Dhaka, 7 August, 2020: Due to the coronavirus scare, kids are cooped up in their houses. Schools are closed, online classes are being conducted, and there is only so much they can do in the confines of their home. Given the circumstances, your kid might get lazy. However, inactivity can take a toll on their […]

Organic Farming Brings A Breath of Fresh Air in Kashmir

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Dhaka, 6 August, 2020: When Insha Rasool came back to Kashmir after working as a research scholar in South Korea, she was inclined to work independently and start something of her own. A pass-out of Indian Institute of Sciences, Bengaluru, Insha started Home Greens, an organic farm, on her family land. “I come from human science […]

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 […]

Health break: Here are tips to help kids keep their masks on amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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Dhaka, 5 August, 2020: We’re in the full swing of summer, which believe it or not means the new school year is now just around the corner. Though the course of the virus could alter plans, right now many schools plan to reopen with at least some in person operations. To help keep our community […]

Bangladesh, China form joint venture on renewable energy

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Dhaka, 4 August, 2020: China and Bangladesh has established a new joint venture company (JVC), titled “Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt) Ltd (Renewable),” to implement renewable energy projects having a target to generate around 500 MW of electricity. State-run North-West Power Generation Company Ltd (NWPGCL) and China National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMC) inked a joint […]

Reclaiming lost forest resources

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Dhaka, 4 August, 2020: As seen during disasters, a section of people always bide time to swing into their evil activity of manipulating the woes of man. These unscrupulous people are found during almost all kinds of human ordeals. Those range from famines to natural and other disasters like earthquakes, and cyclones. The incorrigibly greedy people, […]

Climate change threatens lives and futures of over 19 million children in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, 29 July, 2020: Devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change are threatening the lives and futures of more than 19 million children in Bangladesh, UNICEF said today. In a new report, UNICEF says that while Bangladeshis have developed admirable powers of resilience, more resources and innovative programmes are urgently needed to avert the […]

AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY

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Dhaka, 29 July, 2020: Bangladesh is the most densely populated country in the world with a population of over 165 million and a projected population, based on current growth trends, of well over 200 million by 2050.  This demographic burden places tremendous economic, social and environmental strain on the country and dramatically affects its ability to […]

Forest biodiversity in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, 28 July, 2020: INTERNATIONAL Day of Forests is observed every March 21 to create awareness among people of the importance of forests and their vital role in poverty eradication, environmental sustainability and food security. The 2020 observances of International Day of Forests will focus on ‘Forests and Biodiversity’. A sustainable management of forests is […]

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