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    Environment ministry smells conspiracy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on June 18, 2019

    The environment, forestry and climate change ministry smells a conspiracy by vested groups in the country behind the UNESCO’s move to relegate the status of...

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    Sunderbans needs to be saved at any cost

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 18, 2019

    A HARD time has befallen the Sunderbans as it continues to face a rapid pace of environmental degradation because of government negligence towards its biodiversity....

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    Sunderbans’ ecology, status under threat

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:40am on June 16, 2019

    International Union for Conservation of Nature known as IUCN, the official advisor on natural world heritage to UNESCO, has recommended for inclusion of Sunderbans on...

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    Sunderbans has Tk 18,816cr carbon reserve: survey

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 02:58am on June 08, 2019

    There is a reserve of 5.6 crore tonnes of carbon in the Bangladesh part of the Sunderbans, said a survey of the Forest Department. This...

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    Six killed, two injured in Bagerhat, Cumilla ‘gunfights’

    Online Desk | Updated at 11:42am on May 29, 2019

    Four suspected ‘pirates’ and two ‘drug peddlers’ were killed in ‘gunfights’...

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    Greens want govt to publicise actions on protecting Sunderbans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on March 19, 2019

    Ahead of the 43rd session of World Heritage Committee, the National Committee for Saving the Sundarbans have come forward with a demand that the government...

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    Four ‘forest robbers’ killed in Sunderbans ‘gunfight’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:14pm on February 25, 2019

    At least four suspected forest robbers including the ringleader of ‘Arif Bahini’ were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with Rapid Action Battalion Jongra canal under Chandpai...

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    One killed in Sunderbans ‘gunfight’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with Coast Guard personnel at Sonaimukhi canal area in the Sunderbans under Dacope upazila in Khulna on...

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    Royal Bengal Tigers may face extinction in 50 years: Study

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:32pm on February 14, 2019

    A new study has warned that the Sunderbans’ famed Royal Bengal Tigers could be gone within 50 years, especially from the Bangladesh part, because of...

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    Pashur Channel dredging to add 4.5 sq km to Dublar Char

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:08am on December 11, 2018

    Dublar Char, an island in the Sundarbans, will have about 4.5 square kilometre of land added to its area with the soil deposited on the...

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