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    Green activists slam govt for allowing industries near Sunderbans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on August 14, 2017

    Green activists on Sunday demanded that the government should immediately revoke its approval for 320 industrial installations, mostly hazardous to environment, near the world’s largest...

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    Rampant pollution, violation of law go on

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:52am on July 09, 2017

    A great number of Brick kilns, specially that mushrooming in rural areas without proper authorization, evidently pollute the environment, hamper agriculture and destroy natural habitat...

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    Govt must scrap Rampal power plant project

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2017

    DESPITE numerous fact-finding reports and scientific studies on Rampal power plant by independent and internationally reputed experts, scientists and environmentalists, each stating the disastrous environmental...

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    Int’l experts find flaws in govt EIAs on Rampal plant

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:53am on June 11, 2017

    Dredging the Passur River and its channels to facilitate coal supplies to the Rampal coal-fired power plant would adversely affect the Sunderbans’ aquatic biodiversity, cautioned...

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    Bangladesh voices for healthy oceans at UN conference

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:59am on June 09, 2017

    Bangladesh has said that healthy oceans are critical for sustaining life, eliminating poverty and promoting prosperity and this is more applicable for Least Developed Countries...

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    Increase budget for environment-friendly development: POBA

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:05am on June 08, 2017

    Poribesh Bachao Andolon, an environmental advocacy group, has demanded greater budget allocation for environment-friendly development of the country...

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    Govt adopts projects harmful for environment to cling to power: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on June 06, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday claimed that the government set up projects harmful for environment in a planned way...

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    Save Karnaphuli and Halda from pollutions, green activists urge

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:26am on June 06, 2017

    Environmentalists at a discussion on Monday suggested combined efforts to save the rivers Karnaphuli and Halda in Chittagong from industrial pollution....

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    Bring environment polluters to book

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 06, 2017

    THE World Environment Day 2017 was celebrated yesterday with pomp and glory in Bangladesh with the theme ‘connecting people to nature’....

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    World Environment Day Today

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:33am on June 05, 2017

    With the theme ‘connecting people to nature’, Bangladesh along with global communities will celebrate the World Environment Day 2017 today...