646 tonnes of plastic waste produced in Dhaka every day Climate Change: Everything You Need to Know Time for governments to take biodiversity loss as seriously as climate change Winter Park city leaders to vote on rule to ban single-use plastic How Can ‘Aquaponics’ Farming Help Create Sustainable Food Systems? More sleep or more exercise: the best time trade-offs for children’s health Rare white tiger born at Cuba’s Havana zoo Malaysia permits import of US plastic waste shipment after it passes new UN treaty test The Nijhum Dwip – the Second Largest Mangrove Forest in Bangladesh Massive Methane (CH4) in the air, Bangladesh is at the top of this greenhouse gas emission
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Time for governments to take biodiversity loss as seriously as climate change

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Dhaka, 5 May, 2021: Together with climate change, the world is also facing a biodiversity crisis, which has failed to capture the same attention. But efforts made by governments to tackle the climate crisis show that action is possible when there is sufficient political will, writes Janice Weatherley-Singh ahead of a UN convention on biological […]

Winter Park city leaders to vote on rule to ban single-use plastic

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Dhaka, 5 May, 2021: Winter Park is days away from making an official new rule banning single-use plastic. WESH 2 News looked into how the rule will work and how it will impact residents. Beginning next week, single-use plastics are officially going to be banned from all city-owned buildings and city-sponsored events in Winter Park. "We're […]

24 Animals That Are Going Extinct, and Why It’s Happening

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Dhaka, 3 April 2021: In 2019, the United Nations released a report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), warning of an “unprecedented” and “dangerous” decline of nature as extinction rates skyrocketed for species around the world. In its report compiling information from 145 experts in 50 countries, IPBES warns, “The average abundance […]

Mercadona Eliminates Single-Use Plastic Products

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Dhaka, 28 March, 2021: MERCADONA eliminates single-use disposable plastic products As part of its 6.25 Strategy to reduce the use of plastic by 25 per cent by 2025, supermarket Mercadona has eliminated all single-use disposable plastic products from its stores and replaced them with more sustainable materials. Through this initiative, the company will invest some […]

Prevent Children’s Exposure to Lead

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Dhaka, 7 March, 2021: Lead exposure can cause serious damage to children's developing brains.  Pediatricians play a key role in preventing exposure, identifying and treating lead poisoning in patients, and advocating for public health measures to address the problem. How Are Children Exposed to Lead? Since lead was removed from gasoline and paint and reduced […]

সারা দেশে ৬ হাজারেরও বেশি অনানুষ্ঠানিক ও অবৈধ ইউল্যাব পুনর্ব্যবহার কার্যক্রম

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ঢাকা, ২৫ ফেব্রুয়ারি, ২০২১: স্বাস্থ্যগত ঝুঁকি ও পরিবেশ দূষণরোধে সরকারের উচিত ব্যবহৃত লেড এসিড ব্যাটারির পরিবেশভিত্তিক সঠিক ব্যবস্থাপনা করা। এর অননুমোদিত পুনর্ব্যবহার নিয়ন্ত্রণ করা। আজ বুধবার এনভায়রনমেন্ট এন্ড সোশ্যাল ডেভেলপমেন্ট অর্গানাইজেশন (এসডো), ইউএন এনভায়রনমেন্ট প্রোগ্রাম এবং ইন্টারন্যাশনাল লেড এসোসিয়েশন-আইএলএ’র যৌথ আয়োজনে অনুষ্ঠিত একটি ক্যাপাসিটি বিল্ডিং কর্মশালায় বিশেষজ্ঞরা এই মন্তব্য করেন। পিওর আর্থ এবং ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের […]

ESDO had arranged a mobile campaign on “Building Toxic Plastic Free Environment in Bangladesh” on 14th February 2021 in some distinct places of Dhaka city

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Dhaka, 15 February, 2021: To make the people aware of the hazardous effects of toxic plastic, Environment and Social Development Organization- ESDO had arranged a day-long mobile campaign on “Building Toxic Plastic Free Environment in Bangladesh” on 14th February 2021 in some distinct places of Dhaka city. The campaign had started from TSC, University of […]

Study finds carcinogenic chemicals in Dhaka’s water supply

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Dhaka, 25 January, 2021: The study was carried out by the Environment and Social Development Organization (ESDO) A recent study of Dhaka’s water supply has found the presence of a number of toxic chemicals, including carcinogenic compounds, posing risks to public health in the capital. According to the PFAS Bangladesh Situation Report 2020, traces of […]

Red Cross: Climate change bigger threat than Covid-19

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Dhaka, 29 November, 2020: 'Unfortunately there is no vaccine for climate change' The world should react with the same urgency to climate change as to the coronavirus crisis, the Red Cross said Tuesday, warning that global warming poses a greater threat than Covid-19. Even as the pandemic rages, climate change is not taking a break from […]

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 […]

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