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Water supply in canals reduces high temperature, maintains biodiversity

After four years, the pump no. 3 of Ganga- Kopotakkho (GK) irrigation has started. Local engineers have launched it at a low cost. Thousands of farmers will benefit from it

Water supply in canals reduces high temperature, maintains biodiversity

18 new species of fish in the country

Some 16 new species have been added to the list of fish in the country. A group of researchers of Chittagong University has identified these species in and around St. Martin's Island in the ...

St. Martin's Island

UN urges nations to spend more on species protection as new pact talks begin

Global pandemic had injected new urgency into biodiversity protection, but warned that this was not yet reflected in "business-as-usual" post-Covid-19 stimulus measures

UN urges nations to spend more on species protection as new pact talks begin

Reserved forest at Lathitila in Moulvibazar under threat

The forest department has planned to build a safari park on 5,631 acres of land in the lone biodiversity-enriched reserved forest in Lathitila under Goalbari union parishad in Juri upazila of ...

Reserved forest at Lathitila in Moulvibazar under threat

UN biodiversity summit to be delayed for third time: sources

The conference will now be split into two phases, with an event in mid-October that could be held at least partly online, followed by a second, in-person session next year

UN biodiversity summit to be delayed for third time: sources

China marks 25pc of its territory for environmental protection

In 2017, the central government made clear that local government officials were responsible for protecting designated areas, and later ordered an ongoing crack down on industrial plants, farms, ...

China marks 25pc of its territory for environmental protection

Biodiversity ‘hot spots’ devastated in warming world

Unless nations dramatically improve on carbon cutting pledges made under the 2015 Paris climate treaty, the planet’s richest concentrations of animal and plant life will be irreversibly ravaged by ...

Biodiversity ‘hot spots’ devastated in warming world

World Wildlife Day

Wild animals no more safe in the wild

On 20 December 2013, the United Nations, at its 68th session of the general assembly, proclaimed 3 March the World Wildlife Day. The day was also celebrated in Bangladesh on Wednesday. However, the ...

Wild animals no more safe in the wild

Sundarbans under threat

The Sundarbans, home of the Bengal Tiger, is a World Heritage site. It is the largest mangrove forest in the world. As the coastal protective shield during natural disasters, the Sundarbans stood ...

The green mangrove forest of Sundarbans. Sundarbans' Kalibagi area in Khulna. March 2018

Wildlife

Pathways damaged, elephants being killed

There were 500 elephants in the country at the end of the last century. The number was 263 in 2019. About 55 per cent of the elephants are in Cox’s Bazar

Pathways damaged, elephants being killed
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