সীসা দূষণের বিস্তৃতি রোধে প্রয়োজন জরুরি ও মাল্টি-সেক্টরাল পদক্ষেপ Mercury-Free Dental Implants Materials Market is accounted International Tiger Day: A sustainable way to increase tigers in Sundarbans বাংলাদেশে বাড়ছে ই-বর্জ্যের ঝুঁকি How to be part of the solution to plastic pollution What role should organics play in sustainable food systems? ICCB seeks climate change mitigation, role of private sector Bastuhara canal on deathbed Sundarbans & Forest: TANGENTS Minivet Polythene islands in Karnaphuli river
Category archives for: Water & Wetland

Bastuhara canal on deathbed

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Dhaka, 26 July, 2021: Once a 4km long waterbody flowing through Khulna city, today the Bastuhara canal is headed towards virtual extinction, thanks to years of indiscriminate garbage dumping and illegal occupation. Most of this dumping comes in the form of untreated industrial waste and chemicals from the Khalishpur industrial area, said locals. In the meantime, […]

Polythene islands in Karnaphuli river

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Dhaka, 25 July, 2021: What seems to be small islands in the Karnaphuli are actually mounds of polythene dumped from all over Chattogram city stacked in the river. The most economically and environmentally important river of the port city now has almost 25 feet of polythene layer on its river basin. Thirty-seven canals that carry this non-compostable […]

The Parliamentary Standing Committee of the Bangladesh Shipping Ministry suggested installing nets across the canal to protect the River Pollution due to Polythene

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Dhaka, 18 July, 2021: The Karnaphuli River in Chittagong, Bangladesh is constantly polluted by the city’s industrial waste. The parliamentary standing committee has suggested putting nets at the mouths of the canals at the junction of the river to keep the bottom of the Karnafuli River free of polythene. As the Chittagong Development Authority and Chattogram City Corporation have not taken appropriate action, the […]

The importance of biodiversity for our own safety

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Dhaka, 7 July, 2021: There is something surreal about Bangladesh's wetlands. Miles of beautiful scenery, of sparkling shallow waters surrounding patches of land full of greenery. The waters teem with fish that the local fishermen can make a living out of. We are naturally blessed with several types of wetlands too—rivers, haors, beels, baors, chars, coastal islands, marshes, you […]

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 […]

Bangladesh river pollution threatens millions

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Dhaka, 3 June, 2021: But the once mighty Buriganga river, which flows by Dhaka, is now one of the most polluted rivers in Bangladesh because of rampant dumping of industrial and human waste. “Much of the Buriganga is now gone, having fallen to ever insatiable land grabbers and industries dumping untreated effluents into the river,” […]

Water companies are major sources of microplastics in the UK’s rivers

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Dhaka, 26 May, 2021: Microplastic pollution is an increasingly significant problem worldwide, and in the United Kingdom the main contributor of such pollution in the country’s rivers is what may seem like an unlikely source: water companies. Researchers at the University of Manchester have found that the microplastics that have accumulated on river beds largely originate from […]

Bangladeshi rivers receive 24 times more plastic waste from neighbours

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Dhaka, 23 May, 2021: Highlights: Bangladesh produces around 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste everyday Padma, Meghna and Jamuna carry 73,000 tonnes of plastic waste every day The trans-boundary plastic waste come from China, India, Nepal, Myanmar and Bhutan India is the second highest mismanaged plastic waste generator in the world while china is the fifth  […]

Water and Wetlands

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Dhaka, 11 May, 2021: Managing and protecting freshwater and coastal resources is of vital importance for the Pacific region's health and wealth. However, many Pacific Islands are experiencing increasing pressures on water and wetland resources due to growing populations, infrastructure development, and climatic fluctuations. The conservation and restoration of natural infrastructure is, in the long […]

Unplanned industrialisation killing the Sutang river

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Dhaka, 13 April, 2021: The rivers of Bangladesh are so crucial to its existence that they have been recognised as "living entities" or "legal persons" with their own set of rights by the High Court, and the National River Conservation Commission (NRCC) has been appointed as the legal guardian of all rivers in the country. […]

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