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    Sunderbans bear brunt of cyclone

    United News of Bangladesh . Bagerhat | Updated at 12:37am on November 16, 2019

    The cyclone Bulbul that wreaked havoc in the country’s coastal districts in the early hours of Sunday damaged 4,589 trees, including Sundari, in the Sundarbans,...

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    Save Sunderbans, no Rampal power plant: National Committee

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 12, 2019

    The National Committee for Protecting Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports on Monday asked the government to stop the construction of thermal power  plants...

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    Six suspected robbers killed in ‘gunfights’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56am on October 15, 2019

    At least six people were killed in three ‘gunfights’ in Sunderbans of Khulna, Habiganj and Lakshmipur on Tuesday. Of them, four suspected forest robbers were...

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    Plan underway to monitor Sunderbans with drones

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:13am on September 10, 2019

    The Forest Department has planned to monitor the Sunderbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest and a UNESCO world heritage site, with drones to check crimes...

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    Fishing resumes in Sunderbans

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:04am on September 03, 2019

    Fishermen of the Sunderbans resumed fishing from Sunday following a 60-day ban on fishing. Ministry of Forestry imposed the ban from July 1 to put...

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    Red alert issued to protect Sunderbans

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 01:32am on August 10, 2019

    The forest department has issued red alert in the Sundarbans ahead of Eid-ul-Azha to protect the wildlife of the world heritage site. Leave of all...

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    Assess impacts of factories on Sunderbans: JS body

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:36pm on July 29, 2019

    A parliamentary watchdog on Monday recommended the government to conduct a study to assess how environmental pollution, caused by factories in Sunderbans areas, is harming...

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    2 forest robbers killed in Sunderbans ‘gunfight’  

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 01:18pm on July 23, 2019

    The ringleader of a robber gang and another member were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with Rapid Action Battalion in the Sunderbans under Dacope upazila in...

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    Relegation of Sunderbans delayed by lying, lobbying: Rakkha Committee

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:31am on July 09, 2019

    Through lobbying and lying, the government convinced the UNESCO to put off for one more year its plan to include the Sunderbans in the list...

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    Govt must save the Sunderbans and save the pride

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    THE Sunderbans, the largest contiguous mangrove forest in the world which became a UNESCO world heritage site in 1997, has now come to stand being...