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    Industry owners still flouting environmental laws

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 24, 2017

    IT IS disturbing that rivers, especially the Dhaleswari, adjacent to industrial companies in Savar are facing severe pollution in the absence of effluent treatment plants...

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    Shipping convention demands well organised, environment friendly shipping network

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on October 30, 2017

    The first national shipping convention ended in the capital Sunday stressing the need for ‘well organized and environment-friendly inland and marine shipping network’ for Bangladesh...

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    Poor management poses threat to public health, environment

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on October 23, 2017

    Capital’s inefficient waste management increased threat to public health and environment. Besides, wastes left in the open here and there create serious inconvenience for the...

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    DoE acts against cropland saving govt policy

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:26am on September 23, 2017

    The Department of Environment is acting against the government policy as it continues to encourage topsoil consuming brick production at the cost of fertility of...

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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...