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    Engagement for environment

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2020

    ALL conscious citizens know the state of the Bangladesh environment. Bangladesh’s courts of law regularly rule in favour of the environment. Bangladesh media cover the...

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    Misrecognition of women’s roles

    Rumana Hashem | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2020

    THE year 2020 has been phenomenal not only for loss of life from COVID-19, economic collapse of capitalist ventures, extreme levels of workers exploitation and...

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    Celebrities found earth squeezing like an orange

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:30am on October 11, 2020

    Celebrities from filmmaker Ava DuVernay to Britain’s Prince William to the Pope himself issued powerful calls on Saturday calling for people to mobilise and unify...

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    DoE fines eight tanneries at Savar Tannery Industrial Estate

    United News of Bangladesh . | Updated at 10:38am on October 08, 2020

    The Department of Environment on Wednesday fined eight tanneries at Savar Tannery Industrial Estate Tk 21 lakh for polluting the environment...

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    National environmental writing contest held

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:41pm on October 07, 2020

    Environmental web portal initiated a national environmental writing contest to empower the young generation held recently. Kowshik Ahmed, student of environmental science and disaster...

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    14m tonnes of microplastics on sea floor: Australian study

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:44am on October 07, 2020

    The world’s sea floor is littered with an estimated 14 million tonnes of microplastics, broken down from the masses of rubbish entering the oceans every...

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    380 whales dead in Australia mass stranding

    Agence France-Presse . Hobart | Updated at 10:43am on September 23, 2020

    At least 380 whales have died in a mass stranding in southern Australia, officials said Wednesday, with rescuers managing to free just a few dozen...

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    CEPZ waste treatment plant fined Tk 14 lakh

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:55am on September 15, 2020

    Department of Environment fined a waste treatment plant of CEPZ Tk 14.76 lakh Monday morning for polluting the environment by releasing untreated liquid waste...

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    Green activists demand pollution-free country

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on September 13, 2020

    Green activists in a webinar on Saturday urged the government to build zero waste community for a pollution free country. They in the webinar organised...

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    Britain rejects new coal mine on environmental grounds

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:43pm on September 09, 2020

    The British government has rejected plans to construct an open-cast coal mine near a picturesque beach in northeastern England, agreeing with campaigners that it would...