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Bangladesh needs to better soil health for future food security


Dhaka, 21 December, 2020: Maintaining biodiversity of soil is a must to ensure future food security, experts observed at a seminar on Saturday. To raise food output for a growing population, maintaining good health of soil is an indispensible part of agricultural practice, they viewed. The experts came up with the opinions at the seminar […]

Protecting our biodiversity


Dhaka, 21 December, 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, […]

একবার ব্যবহারযোগ্য প্লাস্টিক মানবস্বাস্থ্যের জন্য হুমকি


ঢাকা, ২৬ নভেম্বর, ২০২০: একবার ব্যবহারযোগ্য প্লাস্টিকের উৎপাদন বাড়ানো এবং এর ব্যবহার দেশে মারাত্মক পরিবেশ দূষণ ঘটাচ্ছে বলে মত দিয়েছেন বিশেষজ্ঞরা। এ ধরনের ব্যবহারযোগ্য প্লাস্টিক উৎপাদন এবং ব্যবহার নিয়ন্ত্রণ ও নিষিদ্ধ করার জন্য সরকারকে অনুরোধ জানান তারা। পাশাপাশি পরিবেশকে দূষণ ও মারাত্মক অবক্ষয়ের হাত থেকে বাঁচাতে প্যাকেজিং, টিউব এবং স্যাশের মধ্যে একবার ব্যবহারযোগ্য প্লাস্টিকের ব্যবহার […]

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


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 […]

59 areas heavily polluted by lead battery recycling


Dhaka, 17 October, 2020: Research finds 59 areas in 147 recycling zones in six divisional headquarters with heavy lead contamination More than one-third of the lead-acid battery recycling factories across the country are seriously polluting the environment, says a research. The research conducted by the Environment and Social Development Organization (ESDO) indicates that of the […]

Bangladesh takes another step towards tackling global climate change


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 […]

Nasrul: 17% electricity to come from renewable sources


Dhaka, 12 September, 2020: The state minister mentioned that Bangladesh has already installed 5.6 million solar home systems in off-grid areas Around 17% of Bangladesh’s electricity will come from renewable energy sources by 2041, said State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid. Nasrul said this in an online bilateral meeting with UK […]

Forest biodiversity in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, 9 September, 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 […]

edotco Bangladesh builds first hybrid solar-wind tower


Dhaka, 2 September, 2020: This renewable energy solution is the first of its kind in Bangladesh edotco Bangladesh, an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company,  has built the country’s first ever 75-meter long hybrid solar wind tower in Hatiya, a remote  island in the northern Bay of Bengal where commercial power connection is rare.  Connectivity was also exceptionally […]

Bangladesh, China form joint venture on renewable energy


Dhaka, 4 August, 2020: China and Bangladesh has established a new joint venture company (JVC), titled “Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt) Ltd (Renewable),” to implement renewable energy projects having a target to generate around 500 MW of electricity. State-run North-West Power Generation Company Ltd (NWPGCL) and China National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMC) inked a joint […]


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