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Category archives for: Environmental livelihood

Fire at oil well after gas leak threatens life, livelihood and biodiversity in Assam


Dhaka, 13 June, 2020:  On May 27, a sudden and uncontrolled release of gas occurred from an oil well near Baghjan village in Assam. The situation took a turn on June 9 when the well caught fire. With the site of the well just less than a kilometre from the Dibru Saikhowa National Park and […]

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 […]

Bamboo bike, ‘a vehicle for sustainable livelihood’


Dhaka, 12 May, 2020: Bicycle has become a popular means of transportation these days by students, office employees or workers. Among the bicycles that catches the people’s attention is the bamboo bike. Filipino-American Bryan McClelland’s company, Bamb Ecological Technology Inc., made the bamboo bicycle, or Bambike, its “flagship product because, literally and figuratively, it served […]

The world’s biggest ecosystem restoration project


Dhaka, April 29, 2020: “Any threat to our environment is a threat to our health, our society, our ecosystems, our economy, our security, our well-being and our very survival,” says a ministerial declaration of the United Nations Environment Assembly. In the post COVID-19 era, restoring degraded drylands across vast swathes of Africa could make a major […]

Coastal erosion threatens marine environment: CNS


Dhaka, April 21, 2020: Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has warned that marine environment is threatened by coastal erosion and degradation of marine ecosystem. Depleting mangroves not only affect coastal biodiversity but also the livelihood of our coastal communities. In a message on the occasion of Pakistan Navy mangroves plantation […]

Why saving the Sundarbans is so urgent


The severe cyclonic storm Bulbul originated from the Bay of Bengal advancing with a speed of 140 kph and started dwindling when the mouth of the storm crossed the Sundarbans and hit the mangrove forest at a speed of 70-80 km per hour. It's been over 10 years since cyclone Aila ravaged the Sundarbans in […]

UN launch initiative to improve environment, livelihoods in Cox’s Bazar


The project was designed in partnership with government agencies to increase collaboration between several sectors. Previously these activities were being completed under a humanitarian program, this signing ceremony means “SAFE Plus” is now a development program to improve livelihoods and lives in the most vulnerable region of Bangladesh. Economic Relations Division of Ministry of Finance […]

Australian hillside on fire ‘looks like it’s covered in lava’


Terrifying photographs show an Australian hillside almost entirely in flames. The eerie glow taken at twilight ‘looked like lava’, as the fires dotted the landscape close to a town in rural Victoria. Melissa Ericksen posted the picture on Facebook, saying: ‘Balmattum Hill is really glowing tonight, however not as much as all of our incredible […]

Dead Whale, 220 Pounds of Debris Inside, Is a ‘Grim Reminder’ of Ocean Trash


A dead sperm whale that washed up on a Scottish beach had more than 220 pounds of tangled netting, rope, plastic and other debris inside its stomach, according to a local whale research group. The 10-year-old male whale was found Nov. 30 on Luskentyre Beach in the Outer Hebrides after becoming stranded on a sand […]

Death, blackouts, melting asphalt: ways the climate crisis will change how we live


Between record heat and rain, this summer’s weather patterns have indicated, once again, that the climate is changing. US cities, where more than 80% of the nation’s population lives, are disproportionately hit by these changes, not only because of their huge populations but because of their existing – often inadequate – infrastructure. Read More:


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