Climate change

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    Adaptation measures taken to face climate change impact: minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:31am on February 16, 2020

    Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin, MP, on Saturday said Bangladesh is taking adaptation initiatives to combat negative impacts of climate change...

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    Father Timm: a pioneer in climate change research

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    GROWING up as a child, I had seen amazing pictures of Antarctica, spread out on vast sheets of ice and blended into the limitless, white...

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    Coronavirus panic exposes pathology of nationalism

    Sonali Kolhatkar | Updated at 12:00am on February 09, 2020

    FOR years, scientists have warned about superbugs and other infectious agents borne out of industrial agricultural practices or unleashed by climate change. The fears of...

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    Forest minister calls for protecting ecology

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 02:14am on February 03, 2020

    Environment, forest and climate change affairs minister Md Shahab Uddin on Sunday urged all to be more careful to protect ecology and resist pollution to...

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    Govt concerned about capital flight: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:32pm on January 29, 2020

    Panning minister MA Mannan on Wednesday said that money had been taken out of the county but the amount was not very high. He said this while...

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    Australia fires ‘devastating habitats’ of endangered species

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:31am on January 21, 2020

    Australia’s bushfires and other climate change effects are devastating the habitats of critically endangered species and driving the native platypus towards extinction, according to surveys...

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    Time to walk the talk, not talk the talk

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2020

    LOW-LYING Bangladesh with a large coastal area accounting for 20 per cent of the total land mass stands at the forefront of the emerging climate...

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    Climate change likely to displace 4cr people: PM

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 07:40pm on January 15, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said there was a possibility that four crore people of 70 upazilas in the country's 19 districts might be...

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    EU chief hails Austrian model on climate change

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 10:37pm on January 12, 2020

    EU chief Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday hailed Austria’s target of being carbon neutral by 2040 as an example for other European countries as...

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    Strong winds create Australian megablaze

    Agence France-Presse . Eden, Australia | Updated at 10:55pm on January 10, 2020

    Gale-force winds in Australia merged two enormous fires into a megablaze across land almost four times the area of New York City on Friday, while...