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    Pollution alert extended in Mexico City

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 02:40pm on May 16, 2019

    Mexico City declared an air pollution alert for the second straight day on Wednesday, urging people to stay indoors, cancelling school and moving...

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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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    Dhaka ranks 4th worst in Air Quality Index

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 12:14pm on May 09, 2019

    Bangladesh’s capital was ranked fourth worst in the Air Quality Index on Thursday morning.

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    Environment concern ignored in apparel, textile industries

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    THE fashion industry is considered the second biggest polluter in the world. The apparel and textile industries in Bangladesh also appear to be a major,...

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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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    Cut environment pollution in textile sector to ensure sustainable growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    Experts at a seminar on Saturday emphasised environment-friendly production in the apparel industry for achieving sustainable growth saying that the global fashion industry was considered...

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    Stop discharging wastes into rivers: PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on April 12, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all, particularly mills and factories, to stop discharging wastes into rivers as water pollution has appeared to be...

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    Grieving in the anthropocene

    Kenn Orphan | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    A FEW years ago I saw my first glacier. I was on a trip to Alaska with my family before my father died and he...

  • BIWTA slated for not cleaning old Buriganga channel

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:02am on March 15, 2019

    Greens on Thursday criticised Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority’s eviction drive for not demolishing major structures on the old Buriganga channel and a power plant...

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    Red tape blocking release of global climate change funds

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    Environmentalists and researchers said at an international conference in the capital on Saturday that the release of international climate funds gets delayed due to bureaucratic...