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    Bangladesh bans tourists from visiting Sunderbans

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 01:21am on April 03, 2021

    The Forest Department has banned tourists from entering the Sunderbans till April 15 to tackle the second wave of COVID-19. However, beekeepers and fishermen will...

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    Minister for end to fishing with poison in Sunderbans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on March 04, 2021

    The environment, forest and climate change minister, Md Shahab Uddin, at a discussion on Wednesday asked the department of forest to stop fishing using poison...

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    Government must do away with projects that threaten Sunderbans

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2021

    DISREGARD for the environment is all but glaringly visible in all development projects in Bangladesh. Unplanned and unbalanced development policies and their consequences appear to...

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    Closure of 154 factories near Sunderbans demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on February 15, 2021

    Bangladesh Paribesh Andolan on Sunday placed a 15-point demand for protecting the Sunderbans, which was facing threat of relegating to World Heritage Site in Danger...

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    Sunderbans fire brought under control

    United News of Bangladesh . Bagerhat | Updated at 08:03pm on February 08, 2021

    A fire that broke out at Chandpai range of the Sunderbans East Zone under Sharankhola upazila was brought under control at about 5:00pm. Local office...

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    7,000 households neighbouring Sunderbans receive aid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:59pm on January 24, 2021

    Some 7,000 households neighbouring Chandpai and Sarankhola of Sunderbans are receiving cash grants and aid packages, said a press release. Bangladesh Forest Department and German...

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    Two ‘poachers’ killed in tiger attack in Sunderbans

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:52pm on January 22, 2021

    Two ‘poachers’ were killed in an attack by a tiger at Talpotti of West Sunderbans on Thursday. The deceased are Ratan, 35, and Mizanur Rahman,...

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    Sunderbans poacher held with tiger’s hide in Bagerhat

    United News of Bangladesh . Bagerhat | Updated at 11:37am on January 20, 2021

    A Royal Bengal Tiger’s hide was seized from Sharonkhola of Bagerhat on Tuesday. On a joint drive of Barisal Rapid Action Battalion 8 and the...

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    Evaly backs Operation Sunderbans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:40am on January 12, 2021

    E-commerce marketplace Evaly became a sponsor of a film titled Operation Sunderbans, produced by Rapid Action Battalion Welfare Co-operative Society. Evaly chairman Shamima Nasrin handed...

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    3rd tiger census under safeguard project

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:50am on January 05, 2021

    The third tiger census in the Sunderbans has been planned under a development project to safeguard the biodiversity of the mangrove forest. The Department of...