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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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    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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    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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    18 killed as Taliban strike near historic minaret

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 04:46pm on May 29, 2019

    Taliban fighters have stormed several security posts providing protection to Afghanistan’s historic minaret of Jam, cutting access to the UNESCO World Heritage Site and killing...