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    Sri Lanka faces marine disaster from burning ship

    Agence France-Presse . Negombo, Sri Lanka | Updated at 06:27pm on May 29, 2021

    Sri Lanka faces an unprecedented pollution crisis as waves of plastic waste from a burning container ship hit the coast and threaten to devastate the...

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    400m people at risk as cities fail to face climate change

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:04am on May 12, 2021

    Hundreds of cities have no climate adaptation plans in place despite rising threats like floods, heatwaves and pollution, according to a report Wednesday that said...

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    Consortium launched to survey Dhaka’s pollutions in next 2yrs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on May 07, 2021

    An international environmental network, Waterkeeper Alliance, and two public and private universities in the country joined a consortium for surveying Dhaka’s air, water and noise...

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    Water governance must be improved

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2021

    ON THE occasion of World Water Day on Monday experts in the sector expressed deep concern about the surface and ground water contamination. Unless the...

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    Pollution risks water safety in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:43am on March 22, 2021

    Surface and underground water sources are getting contaminated fast in Bangladesh as the agencies remained indifferent about the protection of freshwater reservoirs. Academics and green...

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    St Martin’s Island in peril

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:53am on February 19, 2021

    Pollution of the marine environment in and around Saint Martin’s Island in Cox’s Bazar, the only coral-reef island of the country and an Ecologically Critical...

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    Coca-Cola to sell soda in 100 per cent recycled plastic in US

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:26am on February 10, 2021

    Coca-Cola will soon begin selling sodas in completely recycled plastic in the United States for the first time, the beverage giant said on Tuesday. The...

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    Govt projects yield little for no coordination

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:04am on November 16, 2020

    A number of projects initiated by different agencies to conserve the rivers around Dhaka from grabbers and polluters as well as ensuring their navigability did...

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    Delhi races to cut pollution on coronavirus warnings

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:26am on October 06, 2020

    New Delhi unveiled a slew of plans Monday aimed at reducing the Indian capital’s annual toxic smog, as authorities warned the severe pollution could worsen...

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    No let-up in river grab, pollution

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2020

    All the estimated 500 rivers across the country are facing grabbing, pollution and navigation problems despite dozens of plans formulated for their conservation and several...