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Category archives for: Biodiversity

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 […]

World Environment Day: “We Care Nature: Keep Biodiversity”

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4th June, 2020, Dhaka: 5th June, World Environment Day 2020, “Celebrate Biodiversity”. Due to covid-19 epidemic the celebration is happening digitally and all the activities are taken place within limit all over the world. This year millions of people in more than 100 countries are celebrating World Environment Day in online platforms. Environment and Social […]

Wildlife poaching in India more than doubles during lockdown: Report

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Dhaka, 4 June, 2020: Incidents of wildlife poaching in India have more than doubled during the Covid-19 lockdown with 88 animals being killed for meat and trade during this time compared to 35 in the pre-lockdown days in February, a new study has revealed. The study conducted by TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring network and […]

Biodiversity 101: Why it matters and how to protect it

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Dhaka, 2 June, 2020: The Earth is undergoing a mass extinction that could see up to a million species disappear in the coming decades – and humans are contributing heavily to this. The numbers are staggering: the population sizes of vertebrate species, which include mammals, reptiles, birds and fish, dropped by around half between 1970 and 2010. A quarter of […]

International Biodiversity Day 2020: This year’s theme for UNGA occasion conceptualised in 1993 is ‘our solutions are in nature’

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Dhaka, 23 May, 2020: International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on 22 May to create as well as enhance understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. According to Convention on Biological Diversity, World Biodiversity Day was started at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 1993. In December 2000, the UNGA adopted 22 May as International Day […]

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