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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 […]

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 […]

Ban on Single-use plastics Demanded

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Dhaka, 18 July, 2021: Environmentalists and experts have called for an immediate ban on single-use plastics to protect the environment and public health. Calling the government to ban plastics, they said that various organizations should work together against plastic pollution. The speakers said this in a virtual session to launch a Break Free From Plastic (BFFP)’s network […]

How Bangladesh can get richer and save the environment by growing seaweed

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Dhaka, 8 July, 2021:  Commercial seaweed cultivation can provide income for smallholder farmers and help save the environment in Bangladesh Bangladesh’s extensive coastline is a source of many marine resources, providing livelihood for millions of people. But it is still underused. One of its untapped potentials is seaweed cultivation. Experts say that taking advantage of […]

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 […]

Healthy environments for healthy children

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Dhaka, 7 July, 2021: A child born today has a much better chance of reaching her fifth birthday than ever before. But climate change and environmental degradation threaten to reverse progress on child and adolescent survival, health and well-being. Children worldwide face a host of environmental hazards, like polluted air, water and food; exposure to toxic […]

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 […]

Your plastic waste may end up befouling a beach far away

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Dhaka, 29 June, 2021: Thailand is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations, which is famed for its scenic tropical beaches. In 2019 alone the Southeast Asian nation welcomed 40 million visitors. As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, though, there have been virtually no foreign tourists in Thailand for a year and […]

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