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    Sunderbans bear brunt of cyclone

    United News of Bangladesh . Bagerhat | Updated at 12:37am on November 16, 2019

    The cyclone Bulbul that wreaked havoc in the country’s coastal districts in the early hours of Sunday damaged 4,589 trees, including Sundari, in the Sundarbans,...

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    Little or no efforts in maintaining forested land

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    A PROPER conservation of forested land is considered important in maintaining ecological balance, managing rising temperature and protecting habitat in times of cyclones. In the...

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    JS body for shutting Aminbazar waste dumping ground

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on September 15, 2019

    A Parliamentary Standing Committee on Saturday recommended to the ministry of environment, forest and climate change to shut down Aminbazar waste dumping station and impose...

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    279,096 acres of forest land grabbed

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    Different organisations and individuals have occupied 279,096 acres of forest land while the Bangladesh Forest Industries Development Corporation has no record on total ares grabbed...

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    Forestry project for 28 dists initiated

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:16am on May 14, 2019

    The Bangladesh Forest Department has initiated a five-year project for planting indigenous species of trees in 28 districts with a $175 million World Bank loan...

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    Bangladesh loses forests worth Tk1,800cr for Rohingya settlements

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    Bangladesh have already lost forest resources of about Tk 1,800 crore for hosting Rohingyas at Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas in Cox’s Bazar, according to a...

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    30 China firefighters die battling forest fire

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2019

    Thirty firefighters died after they were sent to tackle a forest blaze in remote mountains in southwest China’s Sichuan province at the weekend, authorities said...

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    Rohingyas eating up much of Bangladesh forests: FM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:11pm on February 24, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said that over 1.2 million Rohingyas living in Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh were eating up much of...

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    Encroachments threaten Bhawal National Forest

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:34am on October 25, 2018

    Bhawal National Park is threatened by encroachments...

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    Allocation for forestation, climate change adaptation rises

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:14pm on June 07, 2018

    The ministry of environment and forest would receive an increased budget allocation for the 2018-19 financial year, which is 42 per cent up from the...