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    Bangladesh aims to double the number of tigers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:41pm on July 30, 2020

    Environment, forest and climate change minister Mohammad Shahab Uddin asked the Forest Department to take a project to double the number of tigers in Bangladesh....

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    Increased coal consumption will harm life and nature

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2020

    BANGLADESH is often criticised for not attending to the environment issues when it comes to taking big development projects. Environment issues appear to be brushed...

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    IUCN launches standard for nature-based solutions to global challenges

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 06:46pm on July 23, 2020

    The International Union for Conservation of Nature on Thursday unveiled a global standard, providing the first-ever set of benchmarks for nature-based solutions to climate change,...

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    LG bodies asked to dump animal wastes properly

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on July 21, 2020

    The local government and rural development ministry on Monday ordered the local government bodies — city corporations, municipalities and Upazila Parishads — to ensure proper...

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    Bangladesh toils to rescue turtle entangled in plastic

    Agence France-Presse. Cox's Bazar | Updated at 10:38am on July 13, 2020

    At least 20 turtles were dead and dozens more were rescued Sunday after being entangled in plastic waste washed ashore on one of the world's...

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    Green activists for stopping use of plastic bags

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:33am on July 04, 2020

    Green activists at a webinar on Friday said that the use of plastic bags was gradually decreasing but it should be stopped soon to save...

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    BELA gets Tang Prize

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:48pm on June 21, 2020

    Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association has been named for 2020 Tang Prize in Rule of Law. Tang Prize Foundation in Taiwan has also named two other...

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    Proposed budget undermines burning environmental concerns

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 16, 2020

    Amidst an unprecedented global pandemic, the finance minister on June 11 presented the 49th annual budget of Tk 5,68,000 crore, up by a slight 8.6...

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    Environment must be prioritised: experts

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:07am on June 04, 2020

    The upcoming budget should be the first in a series of new economic plans that the government may need to adopt in place of traditional...

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    BCB prepares for contactless training

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on June 02, 2020

    Bangladesh Cricket Board was chalking up plans for contactless training for the cricketers and was also preparing the training facilities to create a bio-safe environment...