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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We’ve talked enough about biodiversity. Let’s try to save it now

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Dhaka, 23 November, 2020: We may blame Covid-19 for drawing our attention away from biodiversity conservation. But the truth is, for a long time, we have been talking about biodiversity a lot, rather than saving it. That is why the World Wildlife Fund International estimates that the earth's wildlife has gone down by almost 70 percent […]

By century’s end wildlife habitats could shrink by a quarter

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Dhaka, 10 November, 2020: As the global human population continues to grow with ever more mouths to feed, many remaining wildlife habitats continue to shrink to make way for yet more agricultural land. Already mammals, birds and amphibians around the planet have seen their natural habitat range shrink by 18% on average over just three […]

Wildlife

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Dhaka, 6 October, 2020: You don’t have to travel far to enjoy nature. Just sit or stand quietly in any of our woodlands and you’ll soon see or hear life amongst the trees, be it insect, bird or mammal. Explore a bit further, and you'll greatly increase your chances of seeing some of Scotland's most iconic […]

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 […]

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