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Category archives for: Biodiversity

OP-ED: Eco-tourism: An opportunity for Bangladesh

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Dhaka, 7 October, 2020: It presents an opportunity to both protect the environment and expand Bangladesh’s tourism industry The 2020 edition of World Tourism Day, which was celebrated on September 27 with the theme of  “Tourism and Rural Development,” is to celebrate the unique role that tourism plays in providing opportunities outside of big cities […]

Forest biodiversity in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, 9 September, 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 […]

Biodiversity loss could be making us sick – here’s why

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Dhaka, 24 August, 2020: By 2050, 70% of the world’s population is expected to live in towns and cities. Urban living brings many benefits, but city dwellers worldwide are seeing a rapid increase in noncommunicable health problems, such as asthma and inflammatory bowel disease. Some scientists now think this is linked to biodiversity loss – the ongoing depletion of the varied forms […]

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 […]

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 […]

Protecting our biodiversity

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Dhaka, 16 June, 2020: As we start 2017 we have many encouraging numbers to be proud of. The country has been sustaining GDP growth at 6.3 percent for the last five years. Per capita income (USD 1,314) is more than twice of that of 2008. Less than 13 percent of us are now extreme poor, half as […]

প্লাস্টিক দূষণ: বছরে মারা যাচ্ছে প্রায় ১ মিলিয়ন সামুদ্রিক পাখি

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ঢাকা, ৬ ই জুলাই, ২০২০: বিশ্বে প্রতিবছর ৫ ট্রিলিয়ন প্লাস্টিক ব্যাগ ব্যবহার করা হয়, যার পরিমাণ প্রতি মিনিটে প্রায় ২ মিলিয়ন এবং সেকেন্ডে ১৬ লাখ পিস। একজন ব্যক্তি বছরে ৭শ টিরও বেশি পলিথিন ব্যবহার করে। আন্তর্জাতিক প্লাস্টিক ব্যাগ মুক্ত দিবস উপলক্ষে এসডো আয়োজিত ওয়েবিনারে অংশ নিয়ে বিভিন্ন দেশের গবেষকরা এসব তথ্য তুলে ধরেন। এবারে দিবসটির প্রতিপাদ্য নির্ধারণ […]

Forest biodiversity in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, 25 June, 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 at […]

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! […]

Causes of Deforestation and Conservation of Madhupur Sal Forest in Tangail Region

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Dhaka, 9 June, 2020: Over the past few decades deforestation has become the issue of global concern for its rapid reduction of biodiversity. The tropical moist deciduous Sal forest ecosystem of central Bangladesh is currently in a critical situation. Destructive anthropogenic and natural impacts coupled with overexploitation of forest resources have caused severe damage to the […]

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