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    Effective plans needed to contain air pollution

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    WHEN an alarmingly poor air quality has for long caused concern and negatively impacted public health, Dhaka’s coming to be the second worst city in...

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    US, Canada lose 3bn birds in 50 years

    New Age Online | Updated at 11:37am on September 20, 2019

    The bird populations in Asia and the United States are in crisis, according to two major studies. The first study concludes that there are three...

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    JS body for shutting Aminbazar waste dumping ground

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on September 15, 2019

    A Parliamentary Standing Committee on Saturday recommended to the ministry of environment, forest and climate change to shut down Aminbazar waste dumping station and impose...

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    Development must not harm environment

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2019

    DISREGARD for environment is all but glaringly visible in all sectors of development. Unplanned development policies and consequent action relegate environment issues to secondary considerations,...

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    Environment policy a must to meet SDGs: expert

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:22am on September 09, 2019

    UNDP Human Development Report Office’s former director Selim Jahan on Sunday said that Bangladesh needed a comprehensive policy on environmental development for sustainable growth...

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    Canadian environment minister assigned security following abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 01:28pm on September 08, 2019

    As the climate debate heats up ahead of Canada’s elections, its environment minister has been assigned a security detail, she said Saturday, a move practically...

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    What children need beyond book reading

    Iftikhar Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2019

    FROM the very inception of their birth, children are acquainted with skills which help them to participate in, understand and respond to their environment as...

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    Recycling rubble to save mountains, rivers, beaches

    Agence-France-Presse . Cyprus | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Recycling rubble, particularly in countries pummelled by war, is one way to limit environmental damage caused by extracting sand and rock, according to Pascal Peduzzi...

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    Plastic pollution poses threat to Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    Plastic pollution in Bangladesh’s environment continues unabated raising serious threats to human and animal health as the government is yet to move for reducing its...

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    Tapping into people power

    Rivera Sun | Updated at 12:00am on August 28, 2019

    IN TIMES like this, many of us feel powerless to do anything about the political, social, and environmental injustices we face. But, power is everywhere....