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    Breakdown or breakthrough?

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2020

    WHEN mainstream approaches to sustainability fail to challenge economic growth they provide limited, sometimes even false solutions to today’s crises. Technological and political interventions that...

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    Adaptation measures taken to face climate change impact: minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:31am on February 16, 2020

    Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin, MP, on Saturday said Bangladesh is taking adaptation initiatives to combat negative impacts of climate change...

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    Sites for beautification in Dhaka turn into eye sores

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:33am on February 14, 2020

    Urban structures, including sculptures and fountains, are built aiming to enhance the beauty of the capital city often fail to live up to the promise...

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    US has lost its ‘moral leadership,’ actor Harrison Ford says

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 11:44pm on February 08, 2020

    Harrison Ford, in Mexico City on Wednesday to promote his latest film, decried the collapse of US ‘moral leadership’ on issues such as improving the...

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    Safe use of chemicals in leather industry stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on February 07, 2020

    Business leaders, chemical engineers, and environmentalists stressed the need for ensuring safe use of chemicals in the country’s leather industries to protect the environment and...

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    Afghanistan Papers and a mother’s question

    Mary Hladky | Updated at 10:44pm on February 04, 2020

    The Washington Post recently released the Afghanistan Papers, which are internal government documents that exposed the lies told to the American people, documenting early on...

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    Corruption, bureaucracy mar FDI potentials in Bangladesh: German envoy

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on February 04, 2020

    German ambassador Peter Fahrenholtz on Monday said corruption, regulatory environment and bureaucracy were reducing drastically the potentials for attracting foreign direct investment...

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    Forest minister calls for protecting ecology

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 02:14am on February 03, 2020

    Environment, forest and climate change affairs minister Md Shahab Uddin on Sunday urged all to be more careful to protect ecology and resist pollution to...

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    Swelling e-waste threatens health, environment in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:59pm on January 30, 2020

    E-waste is rapidly swelling in Bangladesh as the use of electronic products has seen an unprecedented rise. While it raises an alarm in a country...

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    Another circular soon to make block use mandatory in private construction: Ziaul

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:00pm on January 09, 2020

    The Department of Environment director for air quality management wing Md Ziaul Haque said that after making mandatory use of blocks in government construction and...