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    Red alert issued to protect Sunderbans

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 01:32am on August 10, 2019

    The forest department has issued red alert in the Sundarbans ahead of Eid-ul-Azha to protect the wildlife of the world heritage site. Leave of all...

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    Assess impacts of factories on Sunderbans: JS body

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:36pm on July 29, 2019

    A parliamentary watchdog on Monday recommended the government to conduct a study to assess how environmental pollution, caused by factories in Sunderbans areas, is harming...

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    2 forest robbers killed in Sunderbans ‘gunfight’  

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 01:18pm on July 23, 2019

    The ringleader of a robber gang and another member were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with Rapid Action Battalion in the Sunderbans under Dacope upazila in...

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    Relegation of Sunderbans delayed by lying, lobbying: Rakkha Committee

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:31am on July 09, 2019

    Through lobbying and lying, the government convinced the UNESCO to put off for one more year its plan to include the Sunderbans in the list...

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    Govt must save the Sunderbans and save the pride

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    THE Sunderbans, the largest contiguous mangrove forest in the world which became a UNESCO world heritage site in 1997, has now come to stand being...

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    UNESCO gives Dhaka one more year

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:27am on July 05, 2019

    UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee on Thursday gave Bangladesh one more year to submit an updated report on the state of conservation of the Sunderbans to...

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    65-day fishing ban in Sunderbans begins today

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:21am on July 01, 2019

    The Forest Department has imposed a 65-day ban on fishing in all canals in the Sunderbans from July 1 to August 31 to ensure safe...

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    Govt must rethink environmental clearance for factories

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2019

    The Sunderbans, the world’s largest contiguous stretch of mangrove forest, continues to face a rapid pace of environmental degradation because of government negligence towards its...

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    UNESCO meeting to evaluate Sunderbans’ status

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:51am on June 30, 2019

    A government delegation left Dhaka for Azerbaijan on Saturday to attend the UNESCO’s world heritage committee meeting where a proposal for relegating the status of...

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    5 air polluting cement factories allowed near Sunderbans: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:10pm on June 29, 2019

    The Department of Environment has given clearance to ‘five air polluting cement factories’ within 6km from the Sunderbans, environment, forest and climate change minister M...