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    Sundarbans plays role as carbon sink: Alok Sharma

    United News of Bangldesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:54pm on June 05, 2021

    COP26 president-designate Alok Sharma has highlighted the importance of the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest, saying that it plays a significant role as a...

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    Fire-fighters control main front of forest fire near Athens

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 05:35pm on May 22, 2021

    Hundreds of Greek fire-fighters battled a forest fire near Athens for a third day on Saturday, but brought the main front of the blaze under...

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    Sunderbans fire could not be doused in nine hours

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:43pm on May 03, 2021

    A fire that broke out at Daser Bharani area under Sarankhola Range of the Sunderbans East Forest Division at about 9:00am could not be doused...

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    Lawachhara forest fire under control after 2hrs

    United News of Bangladesh . Mymensingh | Updated at 07:35pm on April 24, 2021

    A fire that broke out at Lawachhara reserve forest on Saturday afternoon has been brought under control...

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    From lizards to water, eco-bumps snag Tesla Berlin plant

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:51pm on April 18, 2021

    In the green forest outside Berlin, a David and Goliath-style battle is playing out between electric carmaker Tesla and environmental campaigners who want to stop...

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    Indigenous people’s right

    Pavel Partha | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2021

    HISTORICALLY, people of this land have intimate relationship with forests. The Maitai, Manipuri, Mandi or the Bengalis, their canonical literatures revolved around forests. In the...

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    Forestlands to be reclaimed at any cost: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:17am on March 22, 2021

    Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin on Sunday said that all the illegally occupied forestlands of the country would be reclaimed at...

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    Effective steps must to protect, preserve forest land

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2021

    THE disappearance of forest land, despite the pledges to protect forests and save the wildlife and environment, and little efforts to reclaim them are gravely...

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    4.58 lakh acres of forestlands disappear

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:02am on March 21, 2021

    International Day of Forests will be observed today in the country amid the disappearance of 4.58 lakh acres of forestlands, including 1.38 lakh acres of...

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    Government must reclaim forest land from occupation

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 09, 2021

    THE illegal occupation of a vast area of forested land by businesses and politically powerful quarters is gravely worrying. The parliamentary standing committee on the...