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Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples in India

Monkeys have been increasingly straying into human settlements in India and causing disturbances, even attacking people. Environmentalists say the destruction of natural habitat is the main reason ...

A monkey crosses the road near India's Presidential Palace during a 14-hour long curfew to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New Delhi, India, on 22 March 2020

Air pollution worsened by illegal brick kilns

One in every three brick kilns of the country is illegal, without the required clearance or any environment-friendly technology. There are over 3000 such brick kilns in the country, according to a ...

Air pollution worsened by illegal brick kilns

Near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises hatched

Newly-hatched tortoises take their first steps at a Bangladesh conservation park, their feet barely visible under hard shells that carry the weight of the species on their backs.These tiny newborns ...

Near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises hatched

Oil spilled over Karnaphuli poses environmental threat

Huge oil has spilled into the Karnaphuli river from a ship following a collision with another one in the Dolphin Oil Jetty-3 area of Chittagong port early Thursday, posing a serious threat to the ...

Oil spilled over Karnaphuli poses environmental threat

Solar-power to replace diesel in running irrigation pumps

The government has initiated a move to declare a roadmap for replacing diesel-run irrigation pumps with solar-powered ones across the country.Under the roadmap, some 100,000 diesel-operated ...

Solar-power to replace diesel in running irrigation pumps

Committee to determine impact of Rohingya camps on environment

No more forestland would be given to the Rohingyas staying at camps in Cox’s Bazar, said Saber Hossain Chowdhury, chief of the parliamentary standing committee on environment, forest and ...

Committee to determine impact of Rohingya camps on environment

No more deep tube wells in Dhaka

The system employed to meet Dhaka metropolitan’s ever increasing demand for water is risky and lacks foresightedness. Around 78 per cent of the demand is being extracted from beneath the ...

No more deep tube wells in Dhaka

PM Hasina terms Rohingya crisis a regional threat

With a pleading that Myanmar must manifest a clear political will for sustainable return and reintegration of Rohingyas to their homeland, prime minister Sheikh Hasina has placed a four-point ...

PM Hasina terms Rohingya crisis a regional threat

Painting and planting for the planet

A programme with the title 'Plant for Planet' was organised at Bottomley Home Girls High School in Tejgaon, Dhaka on Sunday. It was the 42nd event organised by environmental organisation, Green ...

Painting and planting for the planet

Hundreds of new fires in Amazon Forest of Brazil

Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a ...

Hundreds of new fires in Amazon Forest of Brazil
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