‘Save our village forest’ প্লাস্টিক দূষণ: বছরে মারা যাচ্ছে প্রায় ১ মিলিয়ন সামুদ্রিক পাখি International Plastic Bag Free Day 3rd July, 2020 – A Webinar Arranged by ESDO Green activists for stopping use of plastic bags International Plastic Bag free Day-2020 Plastic Free July in 2020 Plastic Free July – there are alternatives to single use packaging City of sydney now runs on 100% renewable energy PPP to boost organic agriculture in Mahaweli Global Environmental Health Day 2020
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‘Save our village forest’

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Dhaka, 6 July, 2020: Residents of remote Kalu Mro Para in Bandarban's Lama upazila have called upon the authorities concerned to protect the forest in their village from being destroyed by alleged criminals.   The loggers have already cut down around 6,000 bamboos and 40 big trees from the Village Common Forest of Kalu Mro Para. Photo: […]

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! […]

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought – 2020

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Dhaka, 17 June, 2020: Each year, on 17 June, the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is celebrated to encourage public understanding of international efforts to combat desertification. This year’s observance is focused on changing public attitudes to the leading driver of desertification and land degradation: humanity’s relentless production and consumption. The day provides an opportunity […]

Experts: Bangladesh’s forest coverage under 10%

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Dhaka, 13 June, 2020: The total forest coverage in Bangladesh has shrunk to less than 10%, experts said at a workshop in Chittagong on Friday. “A country should have at least 25% forest coverage to meet the ecological balance, but the total area of forestland in Bangladesh has come down to 7-9%,” said Dipak Chakraborty, […]

Climate change: older trees loss continue around the world

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Older, carbon-rich tropical forests continue to be lost at a frightening rate, according to satellite data. Dhaka, 2 June, 2020: In 2019, an area of primary forest the size of a football pitch was lost every six seconds, the University of Maryland study of trees more than 5 metres says. Brazil accounted for a third of it, its […]

Naga tribes of Myanmar face loss of land and forest under new law

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Dhaka, 18 May, 2020:  Myanmar hosts more than 100 ethnic groups with their own customary systems of land and forest management. Recent amendments to land law conflict with those systems, however, with critics warning that the new provisions may facilitate land grabbing and displacement of tribal communities. Tribal members say the changes to the law […]

Marked increase of forest fires in Bolivia, claim environmentalists

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Dhaka, 3 May, 2020: Environmentalists in Bolivia warned of a marked increase in forest fires this year that threatens a repeat of the environmental disaster that ravaged much of the Amazon in 2019. Bolivia registered 15,354 forest fires in the first four months of the year – a 35% increase on the same period last year, […]

Heath fire destroys acre of land at Sway

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Dhaka, 27 April, 2020: FLAMES “30 to 40 feet high” tore through gorse near Sway and destroyed an acre of land yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. Fire crews from Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst and Burley rushed to Forestry England land opposite Pitmore Lane just after 11am. “Approximately one acre of gorse was 100% destroyed by fire,” a spokesman for Hampshire Fire and […]

Earth Day 2020: Reduce your environmental impact by switching accounts

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Dhaka, April 22, 2020: In most years Earth Day is a coming-together of people in a bid to alter the course of climate change. The world’s largest environmental movement conjures images of mass rallies, of pictures snapped in stunning exotic landscapes. Last year, as if foretelling the chaos that the wet market trafficking of a […]

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