CAG Brand Audit: Who’s the biggest plastic polluter in the city? Wildlife in ‘catastrophic decline’ due to human destruction, scientists warn Bangladesh takes another step towards tackling global climate change Tips for managing mental health during COVID-19 The remarkable floating gardens of Bangladesh ESDO initiates ‘Zero Waste’ project on waste management কঠিন বর্জ্য হ্রাসে ‘জিরো ওয়েস্ট’ প্রকল্প ESDO launches zero waste project for a cleaner environment ESDO organized an Project Inception Workshop for the project “Building Zero Waste Community for a pollution free environment in Bangladesh” Nasrul: 17% electricity to come from renewable sources
Category archives for: Wildlife

Wildlife in ‘catastrophic decline’ due to human destruction, scientists warn

Dhaka, 21 September, 2020: Wildlife populations have fallen by more than two-thirds in less than 50 years, according to a major report by the conservation group WWF. The report says this "catastrophic decline" shows no sign of slowing. And it warns that nature is being destroyed by humans at a rate never seen before. Wildlife […]

Will pangolins survive in Bangladesh?

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Dhaka, 10 September, 2020: The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has marked out the Chinese pangolin as a critically endangered species. Several decades ago, pangolin, a mammal locally known as "Banrui," could be seen in several regions of the country. Today, the animal is on the verge of extinction due to continuous poaching. […]

Elephant Poaching, killings: Swept under the rug

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Dhaka, 24 August, 2020: To avoid animosity with locals responsible for the deaths of wild elephants in the Chattogram region, forest department officials manipulate autopsy reports by attributing the deaths to natural causes and rarely file cases, thus sparing the killers of a critically endangered species. On June 28, a baby elephant was found dead […]

Environment, health at risk for wildlife crime: UN report

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Dhaka, 6 August, 2020: Wildlife crime like  selling of wild animals in open markets is a threat to both environment and human health as it can increase the transmission of diseases that spread from animals to humans.   The findings were revealed in ‘World Wildlife Crime Report 2020’, produced by the UN Office on Drugs and […]

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 […]

Oregon Fish & Wildlife Commission adopts climate, ocean change policy

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Dhaka, 11 June, 2020: Believed to be first to do so in the U.S. SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) — The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted a Climate and Ocean Change Policy on a unanimous vote Friday, making them the first state fish and wildlife commission in the nation to adopt such a measure. The policy will […]

Virus effect on wildlife efforts

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Dhaka, 1 July, 2020: The Covid-19 pandemichas spread to all corners of the globe,ravaging life, livelihoods, and the economy.As a result, most nations have implemented various levels of lockdown torestrictindustrial output, vehicular transport, and gatherings of people to ensure social distancing. The positive environmental consequences of this lockdown are conspicuous. There is a marked improvement […]

Wildlife scientists examine the great ‘human pause’

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Dhaka, 23 June, 2020: A UK-led team has launched an initiative to track wildlife before, during and after lockdown. The researchers' aim is to study what they have called the "anthropause" – the global-scale, temporary slowdown in human activity, which is likely to have a profound impact on other species. Measuring that impact, they say, will […]

Cyclone Amphan: What will happen to the wild animals of Sundarbans?

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Dhaka, 12 June, 2020: As Cyclone Amphan hits Bangladesh, centring the Sundarbans, the wild animals would face the adverse effects directly Although vulnerable people are evacuated from the coastal and forest areas ahead of tropical cyclones, the fate of the wild animals in the mangroves who face the devastation remains uncertain. As Cyclone Amphan hits […]

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 […]

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