বাণিজ্যিক ছাদ বাগানে সফল টিটো মিয়া ফরিদপুরে খাল থেকে হলুদ রঙের কচ্ছপ উদ্ধার পলিথিন-ওয়ান টাইম কাপ-প্লেট বন্ধ না হওয়ার কারণ কী প্রতিদিন পানির সঙ্গে কি প্লাস্টিক খাচ্ছেন Rooftop gardening ideas Single-use plastic plates and cutlery to be banned in England Two thousand five hundred hectares of Forestland recovered in last nine months by the Forest department, Bangladesh Unicef: Children in Bangladesh at extremely high risk from climate change Dhaka Aminbazar landfill threatening the environment and human health নবায়নযোগ্য জ্বালানি থেকে আসছে ৭৬৬ মেগাওয়াট বিদ্যুৎ
Category archives for: Environmental Justice & Governance

Dhaka Aminbazar landfill threatening the environment and human health

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Dhaka, 12 September, 2021: Aminbazar landfill beside the Dhaka-Aricha highway, about 30 kilometers away from the capital Dhaka, was made into a waste dumping site in 2007. A decade later, Aminbazar landfill has become what the villagers of Konda and Baliarpur in Savar feared the most – a threat to their lives and livelihoods. The […]

Kuakata under threat of losing tourism potential due to pollution, mismanagement

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Dhaka, 10 July, 2021: One of the biggest tourist spots in the country is under threat of plastic and sound pollution due to uncontrolled tourism, according to a report by the Marine Journalists Network. At least 50,000-60,000 tourists visit Kuakata every week during the tourism season without having any effective management to control the rush. […]

Bangladesh’s polybag ban falls flat in stopping production, use

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Dhaka, 5 July, 2021: Two decades ago, Bangladesh was the first country in the world to ban plastic bags, but the presence of non-biodegradable items throughout kitchens, streets, and high-end shopping malls seem to have remained part of daily life. Despite a ban in place since 2002, the Department of Environment seized 592.223 metric tons […]

Experts call for banning single-use plastic to protect lives, environment

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Dhaka, 4 July, 2021: Experts on Saturday urged the authorities concerned to immediately impose a ban on the single-use plastic in the country to protect the ecosystem and public health. Single-use plastic (SUP) is the most toxic pollutant in the plastic waste stream; thus it is an urgent need to ban SUP immediately, they added, calling […]

International plastic bag free day

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Dhaka, 1 July, 2021: Mankind has suffered a lot from the first and second wave of COVID-19 and experts also predict an inevitable 3rd wave. Due to pandemic, the delayed summer Olympic 2020 is beginning on the 23rd of this month at Tokyo. My perspective on this biggest sports events of the world is to see […]

Philippines wins Future Policy “Oscar” Award for banning lead in all paints

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Dhaka, 30 June, 2021: The Philippines has won the Future Policy Special Award, considered the “Oscar on best policies”, for its efforts in banning lead in the manufacture of all paints to prevent children’s and workers’ exposure to toxic chemicals. World Future Council announced today, June 29, 2021, the recognition for the Philippines as the […]

Speakers demand law for e-waste management

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Dhaka, 28 June, 2021: Speakers at a press briefing on Saturday demanded that the authorities concerned should take comprehensive law and policy to address the increasing problem of electronic waste (e-waste) management. Voices for Interactive Choice and Empowerment (VOICE) organised the event virtually and in-person titled ‘Necessity of Immediate Enactment of E-waste Management Law for […]

উৎপাদনকারীকে ফেরত নিতে হবে ই-বর্জ্য পরিবেশ অধিদপ্তরের নতুন বিধিমালা

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ঢাকা, ২২ জুন, ২০২১: ইলেকট্রিক্যাল ও ইলেকট্রনিক পণ্য থেকে সৃষ্ট বর্জ্য বা ই-বর্জ্য উৎপাদনকারী বা সংযোজনকারী প্রতিষ্ঠানকেই ফেরত নিতে হবে। আর ব্যবহারের পর নষ্ট বা বাতিল মোবাইল ফোন, ল্যাপটপসহ ই-বর্জ্য ফেরত দেওয়ার বিনিময়ে অর্থ পাবেন ব্যবহারকারী। এমন শর্ত রেখেই ‘ঝুঁকিপূর্ণ বর্জ্য (ই-বর্জ্য) ব্যবস্থাপনা বিধিমালা, ২০২১’ প্রণয়ন করেছে পরিবেশ ও বন মন্ত্রণালয়। গত সপ্তাহেই এটা গেজেট […]

BIP: DoE’s negligence responsible for 70% ecosystem destruction

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Dhaka, 21 June, 2021: City planners blame development projects for ecological disasters Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP), in a recent study, has termed the lack of oversight by the Department of Environment (DoE) as the leading cause behind 70% of the ecosystem destruction in Bangladesh. BIP conducted a study of 100 cases of environmental destruction […]

UAE’s Dubai cracks down on owners of illegal exotic wildlife

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A special task force is cracking down on the illegal possession of wild animals in Dubai, where owning exotic pets remains popular in some circles, authorities said Tuesday. The joint task force of Dubai police and municipal authorities "has responded to many cases of violation during the past weeks," a police statement said. Authorities are […]

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