Red Cross: Climate change bigger threat than Covid-19 The forest cycle একবার ব্যবহারযোগ্য প্লাস্টিক মানবস্বাস্থ্যের জন্য হুমকি Youth engagement in agriculture in Bangladesh We’ve talked enough about biodiversity. Let’s try to save it now Protecting biodiversity for the future Chemicals Lurking in Toys and Costumes are Harmful to Children. EPA Must Act Now. Fishermen need sustainable livelihoods and protection from climate change কীর্তনখোলায় পলিথিন-প্লাস্টিক ও অপচনশীল বর্জ্য, হুমকির মুখে পরিবেশ ও জীববৈচিত্র্য Sundarbans reopens to tourists after 7 months
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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 […]

Bangladesh uses only 8.0pc of mitigation funding for climate change: Study

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Dhaka, 15 November, 2020: While the lion's share of mitigation funding for climate change in Bangladesh comes from international sources, only 8. 0 per cent of it is spent on mitigation activities, a latest study has found. Besides, only 15 per cent of the funding from international sources has been disbursed so far, the study […]

CLIMATE DISPLACEMENT IN BANGLADESH

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Dhaka, 21 October, 2020: Worldwide, climate change is destroying livelihoods, infrastructure and communities, forcing people from their homes, towns and even countries. In 2016 alone, extreme weather-related disasters displaced around 23.5 million people. This does not include the people forced to flee their homes as a consequence of slow-onset environmental degradation, such as droughts, sea level […]

Climate change: Adaptation action to be accelerated in South Asia

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Dhaka, 8 October, 2020: The South Asian Regional Center of Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) in Dhaka will play a role in scaling up and accelerating the action of adaptation in the region as South Asia is the most vulnerable to climate change. "If you want to scale up and accelerate adaptation action, it's extremely […]

Bangladesh takes another step towards tackling global climate change

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Dhaka, 21 September, 2020: During July last year, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hosted the Global Commission on Adaptation meeting in Dhaka attended by the co-chairs of the Commission, former Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and Kristalina Georgiva, head of the International Monetary Fund. During the bilateral discussion between the Prime Minister and […]

Wetlands and climate change: A more potent connection than meets the eye

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Dhaka, 8 September, 2020: The overlooked potential of wetlands can be a key to building climate change resilience Natural features in wetlands are proving to be essential in building climate change resilience. Wetlands are either temporarily (eg, intertidal zones) or permanently, (eg, swamps water-infused lands). Additionally, wetlands are considered the largest ‘carbon sink’ in the […]

Dr Momen: Climate change adaptation unworkable without mitigation efforts of polluting nations

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Dhaka, 28 August, 2020: One in seven people in Bangladesh to be displaced by climate change in next 30 years and it is irreversible, said the foreign minister The adaptation measures undertaken by Bangladesh to reduce the adverse effects of climate change will not work until the polluting nations take adequate mitigation efforts, Foreign Minister […]

Climate change is not merely an environmental problem

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Dhaka, 8 August, 2020: There is an emerging global consensus that climate change will stress the economic, social, and political systems that underpin each nation state. “Climate Change is transforming the way we think about security. The present situation is a wake up call that the climate crisis is no longer just an environmental and development […]

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 […]

Reserve forest being razed in Rangamati

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Dhaka, 9 July, 2020: Trees and plants on many acres in one of the country’s oldest reserve forests, Sita Pahar, have been razed in Rangamati but the authorities have virtually done nothing to stop it.  The razing has been going on for one and a half years at the forest range adjacent to the Karnaphuli river and […]

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