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International Tiger Day: A sustainable way to increase tigers in Sundarbans

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Dhaka, 29 July, 2021: At the last count, there were 114 tigers in 2018 as per the Bangladesh Forest Department—an increase of eight since the 2015 tiger survey. In India, however, there were 97 tigers in 2019, up from eight in 2017. The Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest comprising 10,000 square kilometres of Bangladesh […]

Sundarbans & Forest: TANGENTS Minivet

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Dhaka, 25 July, 2021: It is impossible to adequately describe the exhilaration upon spotting a Scarlet Minivet inside the forest. High up in the canopy, where you have to squint to discern between branches and leaves, a flash of bright red darts from leaf to leaf and branch to branch like a mirage. You squint […]

Pangolin rescued from Dhaka’s Hatirjheel area

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Dhaka, 13 July, 2021: A pangolin was rescued from a house in Dhaka's Hatirjheel area this evening. A joint team of The Wildlife Crime Control Unit (WCCU) of Bangladesh Forest Department and Rapid Action Battalion-3 carried out a raid and rescued the pangolin, also known as 'Bon Rui', WCCU inspector Ashim Kumar Mallick, told The Daily […]

Saving the wildlife-rich forests

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Dhaka, 11 July, 2021: On the highways in many forest-rich states in the vast USA, the persons at the wheel have to remain alert to the possibility of running over animals crossing a road. In spite of their alertness, every year hundreds of small and mid-size animals get injured or killed on being hit by […]

The importance of biodiversity for our own safety

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Dhaka, 7 July, 2021: Protecting biodiversity plays a crucial part in achieving the emissions reductions. The destruction of forest ecosystems is responsible for 11 percent of all global greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans, so conserving forests would stop the release of these gases into the atmosphere. Trees and plants also store carbon in their tissue, […]

Deforestation of endangered wildlife habitat continues to surge in southern Myanmar

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Dhaka, 5 July, 2021: Tanintharyi, Myanmar’s portion of the spit of land that splits the Gulf of Thailand from the Andaman Sea, is still swathed in old growth rainforest home to a unique medley of animals and plants – some of which are endangered and found nowhere else on the planet. But this forest is […]

Coalition fails to meet endangered species targets to stem decline of birds, mammals and plants

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Dhaka, 1 July, 2021: A Coalition government strategy to save Australia’s endangered wildlife has failed to meet targets to stem the decline of many birds, mammals and plants. The final-year report of the five-year threatened species strategy, which was introduced under the former environment minister Greg Hunt, has found five out of the strategy’s 13 targets […]

Otter (Lutra lutra)

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Dhaka, 23 June, 2021: These inquisitive and playful animals are always a joy to watch and, with a bit of patience, there are plenty of inland waterways and coastal sites across Scotland where you might see them. For a good chance to see wild otters, we recommend heading to Kylerhea otter hide on Skye. Where do they […]

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 […]

More wild animals killed during pandemic

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Dhaka, 10 June, 2021: Human interference in nature has decreased due to lockdowns and various other reasons in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. As a result, in several parts of the world, biodiversity has gained a new lease of life. However, in Bangladesh, it is quite the opposite. The killing of wild animals has increased even […]

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