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    Human activity behind nearly all warming: Study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:59am on January 19, 2021

    Virtually all global warming since the industrial era is caused by manmade emissions, according to research published on Monday that concludes Earth’s natural processes contribute...

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    Government taking measures for adapting to climate change: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:10pm on January 18, 2021

    Environment minister Md Shahab Uddin on Monday said that Bangladesh was taking measures to protect the people from the adverse impacts of climate change. While...

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    Saudi Arabia launches car-free city

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:38am on January 11, 2021

    Saudi Arabia, the world’s top crude exporter, announced on Sunday the launch of an eco-city ‘with zero cars, zero streets and zero carbon emissions’ at...

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    CO2 level may hit 50pc higher than 18th century in 2021

    Agence France-Presse  . Paris | Updated at 07:08pm on January 08, 2021

    Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere will this year reach levels 50 per cent higher than before the industrial revolution because of manmade emissions, Britain’s...

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    Noise pollution left ignored

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2021

    EXTERNALLY, noise pollution does not seem to be as dangerous as some other forms of pollution, but it is extremely harmful to humans. According to...

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    Environmental accountability in industrial operations a must

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2021

    SUCCESSIVE governments have pledged zero tolerance against river pollution yet it takes years to implement directives of the High Court regarding the pollution of the...

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    DoE fines Toma construction Tk 50cr for cutting hills

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chottagram | Updated at 12:44pm on December 31, 2020

    Department of Environment, Chattogram region, on Wednesday fined a sum of Taka 50 crore to Toma construction and company limited for cutting hills illegally. Moazzam...

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    A safe work environment for healthcare workers

    Hasnat M Alamgir | Updated at 12:00am on December 31, 2020

    A SKILLED healthcare work force is the cornerstone of the healthcare delivery system. This is particularly true for low- and middle-income countries such as Bangladesh...

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    Call for development saving environment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:43am on December 27, 2020

    Rights activists and academics on Saturday called on the government to take development projects saving the environment. They made the call at the first session...

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    3 brick kilns demolished for polluting environment in Narsingdi

    Our Correspondent . Narsingdi | Updated at 05:44pm on December 21, 2020

    A mobile court in Narsingdi on Monday ordered demolition of three brick kilns and fined Tk 5 lakh each for polluting environment and operating without proper...

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