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    Nature, Ban Bibi, American cetologist in Sunderbans

    Zeenat Khan | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2020

    TO FIND answers about how to define the idea of nature, Anthropologist Philippe Descola went to the depths of the Amazon to find the Achuars,...

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    Radiation emitted by mobile towers not harmful: BTRC

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:13pm on February 17, 2020

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission says that the level of radiation emitted by mobile phone towers is not harmful for human health risks and the...

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    Sunderbans Day observed

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:11am on February 15, 2020

    Residents of the coastal districts of Khulna, Satkhira and Bagerhat observed Sunderbans Day on Friday with an appeal to save the largest mangrove forest in...

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    Shooting for ‘Adventure of Sunderbans’ begins Mar 13

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on February 10, 2020

    The shooting for government grant-winning film ‘Adventure of Sunderbans’, which is based on Muhammed Zafar Iqbal’s novel ‘Ratuler Raat, Ratuler Din’, will commence on...

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    ‘Deer poacher’ held in Sunderbans

    United News of Bangladeh. Bagerhat | Updated at 12:46pm on January 03, 2020

    The Forest Department officials on Thursday arrested an alleged deer poacher along with a deer catching trap at Nandabala area in Mongla upazila. The arrestee...

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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...