• Images

    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...

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    30 China firefighters die battling forest fire

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2019

    Thirty firefighters died after they were sent to tackle a forest blaze in remote mountains in southwest China’s Sichuan province at the weekend, authorities said...