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    64pc people benefit from forest resources

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:15am on June 23, 2020

    About 64 per cent people in the country benefit from collecting trees and forest products, according to the first-ever Bangladesh Forest Inventory. It reveals that...

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    Committees formed for assessing loss of Sunderbans

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:31am on May 22, 2020

    The forest department formed four committees to give account of losses of the world’s largest mangrove forest, the Sunderbans, which was hit by the cyclone...

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    Government plans to increase forest coverage to 24 per cent by 2025

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on March 22, 2020

    The government has made a plan to increase the forest coverage in the county to 24 per cent of its total area by 2025, minister...

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    Forest biodiversity in Bangladesh

    Mohammed Kamal Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2020

    INTERNATIONAL Day of Forests is observed every March 21 to create awareness among people of the importance of forests and their vital role in poverty...

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    USAID expresses desire to conserve forests, wildlife

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:27am on February 28, 2020

    The United States Agency for International Development will work with the government to conserve the forests and wildlife in the country. Meeting the environment, forest...

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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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    Forest land must be protected, conserved

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    THE High Court Division’s directive of Thursday for the government to protect all forests and reserve forest land is welcome in the greater good of...

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    ‘Deer poacher’ held in Sunderbans

    United News of Bangladeh. Bagerhat | Updated at 12:46pm on January 03, 2020

    The Forest Department officials on Thursday arrested an alleged deer poacher along with a deer catching trap at Nandabala area in Mongla upazila. The arrestee...

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    High Court asks government to protect reserve forests

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on January 02, 2020

    The High Court Division on Thursday directed the government to protect all the reserve forest land in the country for any use other than forestation. The...

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    Sunderbans bear brunt of cyclone

    United News of Bangladesh . Bagerhat | Updated at 12:37am on November 16, 2019

    The cyclone Bulbul that wreaked havoc in the country’s coastal districts in the early hours of Sunday damaged 4,589 trees, including Sundari, in the Sundarbans,...