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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,...

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    Little or no efforts in maintaining forested land

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    A PROPER conservation of forested land is considered important in maintaining ecological balance, managing rising temperature and protecting habitat in times of cyclones. In the...

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    JS body for shutting Aminbazar waste dumping ground

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on September 15, 2019

    A Parliamentary Standing Committee on Saturday recommended to the ministry of environment, forest and climate change to shut down Aminbazar waste dumping station and impose...

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    279,096 acres of forest land grabbed

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    Different organisations and individuals have occupied 279,096 acres of forest land while the Bangladesh Forest Industries Development Corporation has no record on total ares grabbed...

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    Forestry project for 28 dists initiated

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:16am on May 14, 2019

    The Bangladesh Forest Department has initiated a five-year project for planting indigenous species of trees in 28 districts with a $175 million World Bank loan...

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    Bangladesh loses forests worth Tk1,800cr for Rohingya settlements

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    Bangladesh have already lost forest resources of about Tk 1,800 crore for hosting Rohingyas at Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas in Cox’s Bazar, according to a...