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    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...

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    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....

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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,...

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    Govt must take steps to protect endangered species

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2018

    The ecosystem has been risked and broken in Bangladesh as successive governments have not prioritised it...

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    Waterbirds decreasing in coastal belt

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 02:05am on March 17, 2018

    Appearance of waterbirds fell sharply in the country’s coastal belt over the last year, according the latest coastal bird census done in January....

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    Airborne dusts pose serious threat to capital’s public health

    Sadiqur Rahman and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on March 12, 2018

    Airborne ultra-fine dusts pose a serious threat to public health in the capital. Heavy presence of ultrafine dusts also called particulate matters in air is...

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    Foresters plan to send capital’s 10 monkeys to Nijhum Dwip

    Ahmed Shatil Alam | Updated at 12:05am on March 09, 2018

    The Forest Department has taken plan to capture eight to 10 monkeys from the capital for sending them to Nijhum Dwip in the Bay of...