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    Hill, tree cutting goes unabated at Maheshkhali

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Green activists and local people have alleged that a state-sponsored joint venture was razing and cutting hills and hillocks and felling trees at Sonarpara of...

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    US help to recoup env losses caused by Rohingyas to continue: Miller 

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:00am on December 05, 2018

    The United States ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller on Tuesday assured Bangladesh of continuing his country’s support to address the losses Bangladesh incurred on...

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    Solidarity day for Sunderbans

    Anu Muhammad | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    In the eight-year people’s movement to save the Sunderbans, many from India and around the world have joined in, expressing their solidarity for the campaign....

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    BIFFL green convention and expo begins in Ctg

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:05am on October 06, 2018

    A three-day green convention and expo began in Chattogram city on Friday to promote green and energy efficient technology and public-private partnership for sustainable development...

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    Green investment continues to expand in country

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:37am on September 29, 2018

    Investment in green initiatives showed continuous expansion as the country’s banks and financial institutions had disbursed substantial low-cost loans to support eco-friendly industries, businesses and...

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    Experts suggest environmental taxes on polluters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:05pm on September 20, 2018

    Economists and experts on Thursday suggested that the government should impose environmental taxes on polluters to encourage green growth as well as sustainable development of...

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    Tide of environmental pollution needs to be stemmed

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2018

    AROUND 80,000 deaths and 2.6 million Disability Adjusted Life Years, in short DALYs, were caused in the country by air pollution, poor availability of water...

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    Bangladesh loses $6.52b a year for urban pollution

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    Bangladesh needs to scale up enforcement of environmental laws and provide incentives to industries to phase out polluting practices as pollution is rapidly degrading the...

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    Hazardous pesticides in wide use in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:32am on September 14, 2018

    Hundreds of products of nearly a hundred pesticides, considered dangerous by different international agencies, including the United Nation’s World Health Organisation, are in wide use...

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    Unique Group’s illegal earth filling continues flouting court order

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:43am on September 12, 2018

    The Unique Group is continuing its illegal earth filling activities in Sonargaon upazila, Narayganj, flouting Appellate Division’s order....

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