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Go Green Bangladesh encourages use of...

Go Green Bangladesh encourages use of...

Nation

Mon, Apr 8 2019

Several small businesses are considering replacing plastic bags with these jute alternatives    ...

Climate change threatens 1 in 3 Bangladeshi...

Climate change threatens 1 in 3 Bangladeshi...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 5 2019

More than 19 million children live in the most disaster-prone districts of low-lying Bangladesh

Cox's Bazar beach chokes on trash,...

Cox's Bazar beach chokes on trash,...

Environment

Mon, Apr 1 2019

Trash is first dumped onto the beach until it becomes a tall pile, then it is burned on sands dunes

Rain likely for next two or three...

Rain likely for next two or three...

Dhaka

Sun, Mar 31 2019

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes is...

Fulkoli fined Tk10 lakh for polluting...

Fulkoli fined Tk10 lakh for polluting...

Environment

Wed, Mar 27 2019

The pollution has taken its toll on aquatic biodiversity and ecological balance, says a DoE

Sudden weather change due to...

Sudden weather change due to...

Environment

Tue, Mar 26 2019

Low pressure systems lie over neighbouring West Bengal and southern Bay of Bengal

Destroying Nature

Destroying Nature

Environment

Sat, Mar 23 2019

Illegal practices by brick kilns in Bandarban are threatening the region's environment and forests...

Plastic microparticles threaten unique...

Plastic microparticles threaten unique...

World

Fri, Mar 22 2019

Those microparticles, often from waste discarded in big cities from other countries and even...

Report: Seven sources release 8.6 ton...

Report: Seven sources release 8.6 ton...

Environment

Wed, Mar 20 2019

The findings of this study, first of its kind in Bangladesh, said 14,772kg mercury was being produced...

Polluted air continues to affect Dhaka...

Polluted air continues to affect Dhaka...

Environment

Sun, Mar 17 2019

The world’s worst air quality was detected in Denpasar

Local administration to restore heavily...

Local administration to restore heavily...

Environment

Thu, Mar 14 2019

Some illegal structures were already brought down and claimed work diligently to restore the river to...

Waste management dysfunctional at most...

Waste management dysfunctional at most...

Environment

Tue, Mar 12 2019

Without a functional waste management system, a hazardous industry like shipbreaking poses huge risks...

Government to spend $37.5bn on delta...

Government to spend $37.5bn on delta...

Business

Thu, Mar 7 2019

Senior Secretary of Ministry of Planning Prof Dr Shamsul Alam made announcement on Thursday

Dhaka’s air quality improves

Dhaka’s air quality improves

Dhaka

Wed, Mar 6 2019

The world’s worst air quality was detected in Delhi

UN expert calls air pollution ‘the silent...

UN expert calls air pollution ‘the silent...

Environment

Mon, Mar 4 2019

Nearly seven million people die due to air pollution every year, accordin to UN Special Rapporteur David...

Excavation of topsoil in Bandarban endangering...

Excavation of topsoil in Bandarban endangering...

Nation

Mon, Mar 4 2019

Unethical soil removal is lowering production yield in hilly Bandarban

Bangladesh likely to experience thunderstorms...

Bangladesh likely to experience thunderstorms...

Environment

Mon, Mar 4 2019

The daytime temperature may fall by 1-3°C and night-time temperature may rise by 1-2°C

Sewerage system pollutes Comilla...

Sewerage system pollutes Comilla...

Nation

Wed, Feb 27 2019

Farmers are acutely at risk of contracting sewage-borne diseases

Plastic found in deepest ocean...

Plastic found in deepest ocean...

World

Wed, Feb 27 2019

Now a British team of researchers say they have discovered cases of plastic ingestion among tiny shrimp...

Giant tortoise thought extinct is found...

Giant tortoise thought extinct is found...

Environment

Fri, Feb 22 2019

In captivity, the giant tortoises can easily live to more than 100 years

Dhaka’s air quality ‘unhealthy’, ranked...

Dhaka’s air quality ‘unhealthy’, ranked...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 20 2019

India's Mumbai topped the index with a score of 176, followed by Pakistan’s Karachi, and Kathmandu...