Coronavirus: UN's COP26 climate summit postponed

The UN's COP 26 climate change summit due to take place in the Scottish city of Glasgow in November has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the British government said on Wednesday.

6.5 magnitude quake hits US state of Idaho

A 6.5-magnitude quake hit the western US state of Idaho on Tuesday with no immediate reports of damage or fatalities.

7.5-magnitude quake hits off Russia's Kuril Islands: USGS

A 7.5-magnitude quake hit off Russia's Kuril Islands on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

Mexican urban gardens fight hummingbirds' extinction

Mexicans have created more than a hundred urban gardens, most of them in the capital Mexico City, in an attempt to attract hummingbirds that have seen their natural habitat gradually destroyed as ...

Half of world's beaches could vanish by 2100

Climate change and sea level rise are currently on track to wipe out half the world's sandy beaches by 2100, researchers warned Monday.

UK-Bangladesh partnership to tackle climate change

Every day&rsquo;s headlines tell us that the climate is changing, from wildfires in Australia to the suspicious absence of snow in Moscow. The science of climate change has never been stronger. The ...

‘Dhaka is an orphan city’

Bangladesh Supreme Court lawyer and executive chief of Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA), Syeda Rizwana Hasan talks to Prothom Alo about Dhaka’s environment, the city’s innumerable ...

Sylhet residents asked to stop using polythene bags in 7 days

The Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) gave its residents and traders seven days to stop the sale and use of polythene bags, reports UNB.In a press release, SCC said the incumbent government has taken ...

Every child under 'immediate threat' from climate, poor diet: UN

The world is failing to protect children from the health dangers posed by climate change and poor diet, a landmark UN report said Wednesday, warning that every child is under "immediate ...

Spring in the time of pollution

Spring is here in the most polluted city of the world. Spring has arrived at the dunghill of development. During the movement to protect the Sundarbans, our slogan was to save the forest at the cost ...

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