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    Ras fair cancelled, devotees allowed for bath

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Khulna | Updated at 12:38am on November 18, 2020

    The authorities of the Department of Forest (West Division) have taken special security measures and fixed five safe river routes to facilitate Hindu devotees for...

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    Rash Mela to begin on Nov 28

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 01:20am on November 17, 2020

    Local administration has taken necessary preparations as 3-day traditional Rash Mela at Dublar Char island near the Sunderbans is set to begin on November 28....

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    Stop carrying fly ash thru Sunderbans waterways: greens

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on November 07, 2020

    Environmental activists from India and Bangladesh demanded at a virtual seminar on Friday that fly ash carrying vessels should stop using the Sunderbans waterways. They...

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    Environmental assessment excludes Payra

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:53pm on September 21, 2020

    The Forest Department has initiated a strategic environmental assessment project for the Sunderbans excluding the construction of two coal-fired power plants at Payra in Patuakhali...

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    Bangladesh aims to double the number of tigers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:41pm on July 30, 2020

    Environment, forest and climate change minister Mohammad Shahab Uddin asked the Forest Department to take a project to double the number of tigers in Bangladesh....

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    38 tigers died in 20 years in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh. Bagerhat | Updated at 10:18am on July 14, 2020

    A total of 38 tigers died in the last 20 years in Bangladesh part of the Sundarbans. Within a gap of five months, the Forest...

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    Ampan damages 12,300 trees in Sunderbans in Bangladesh

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 10:49pm on May 30, 2020

    Cyclone Amphan has damaged about 12,300 trees in the Bangladesh part of the Sunderbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest, on May 22, said chief conservator...

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    Committees formed for assessing loss of Sunderbans

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:31am on May 22, 2020

    The forest department formed four committees to give account of losses of the world’s largest mangrove forest, the Sunderbans, which was hit by the cyclone...

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    Nature, Ban Bibi, American cetologist in Sunderbans

    Zeenat Khan | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2020

    TO FIND answers about how to define the idea of nature, Anthropologist Philippe Descola went to the depths of the Amazon to find the Achuars,...

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    Radiation emitted by mobile towers not harmful: BTRC

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:13pm on February 17, 2020

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission says that the level of radiation emitted by mobile phone towers is not harmful for human health risks and the...