• Images

    Industries near Sunderbans affecting ecosystem: greens

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on May 19, 2018

    Greens campaigning for conservation of the Sunderbans claimed on Friday that intensive industrialisation surrounding the world’s largest mangrove forest was affecting its ecosystem and biodiversity...

  • Images

    Experts for strict implementation of laws to save rivers

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2018

    There are many laws relating to rivers and environment, but that were not properly implemented to save rivers and in protecting ecological balance, observed experts...

  • Images

    Scrap coal power project near Tengragiri reserve forest: TIB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 08, 2018

    Transparency International Bangladesh has expressed grave concern over the project for construction of a 307MW coal-fired power plant, less than a kilometre off the Tengragiri...

  • Images

    Campaigners call for noise-free society

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on April 26, 2018

    Green activists observed the International Noise Awareness Day in Dhaka on Wednesday with a call for a noise-free society. They also urged to build awareness...

  • Images

    Ban on polythene bags needs to be enforced

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 23, 2018

    THE production and rampant use of polythene bags found to be clogging canals and drains almost everywhere in Dhaka and elsewhere, triggering water stagnation and...

  • Images

    DoE finds enforcing ban on poly bags challenging

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 11:25pm on April 21, 2018

    Lax enforcement of ban on production, sales and the use of non-degradable polythene bags is seldom followed....

  • Images

    Greens want Sunderbans issue discussed at UNESCO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on April 14, 2018

    Green activists have urged the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation to discuss the Sunderbans issue in its forthcoming World Heritage Committee’s meeting as...

  • Images

    Islamic banks, NBFIs to give loan for green buildings

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 09, 2018

    Entrepreneurs would get loans at lower interest rate for Environment-friendly buildings from the refinancing scheme of shariah-based banks and non-bank financial institutions, a Bangladesh Bank...

  • Images

    190 industries located within 10km of Sunderbans

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:05am on April 06, 2018

    A joint report of the ministry of environment and forests and the Department of Environment submitted to the High Court Division on Thursday said that...

  • Images

    Species in decline worldwide, humans at risk

    Agence France-Presse . Medellin | Updated at 12:34am on March 25, 2018

    Human activity has driven animals and plants into decline in every region of the world, putting our own well-being at risk by over-harvesting and polluting,...