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    Grieving in the anthropocene

    Kenn Orphan | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    A FEW years ago I saw my first glacier. I was on a trip to Alaska with my family before my father died and he...

  • BIWTA slated for not cleaning old Buriganga channel

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:02am on March 15, 2019

    Greens on Thursday criticised Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority’s eviction drive for not demolishing major structures on the old Buriganga channel and a power plant...

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    Red tape blocking release of global climate change funds

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    Environmentalists and researchers said at an international conference in the capital on Saturday that the release of international climate funds gets delayed due to bureaucratic...

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    Health alert if pollution exceeds WHO guideline

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:57pm on March 06, 2019

    The parliamentary standing committee on the ministry of environment, forest and climate change on Wednesday recommended issuing health alert if the air pollution level exceeds...

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    Protecting environment of Dhaka city

    Tanvir Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on February 28, 2019

    DHAKA’S fast growing population, the concentration of services and industries and a high consumption of natural assets and resources are primarily responsible for the degradation...

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    Endangered birds rescued in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on February 19, 2019

    Forests department’s wildlife and nature conservation wing on Monday rescued two Alexandrine parakeets and four Eurasian collared doves from a seller at Arjotpara in the...

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    River conservation awards in the offing

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:22am on February 13, 2019

    The shipping ministry is set to introduce national awards for the conservation of rivers while green campaigners continue pressing for proper implementation of laws and...

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    Air quality falls in capital

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    The capital’s air quality deteriorated after implementing a Tk 802.25 crore air quality improvement project in nine years since 2009....

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    Govt fails to weigh environmental pollution impact

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    ROUTINE violations of environmental regulations are in plain sight....

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    China to crack down on diesel trucks, raise fuel standards

    Reuters . Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    China will take action against highly-polluting diesel trucks by imposing tougher fuel and engine standards, raising rail freight volumes and strengthening its monitoring capabilities, new...