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Environment

Interview: Anu Muhammad

Govt dev policy goes against environment and public interests

Anu Muhammad is a professor of the economics department at Jahangirnagar University and editor of Sarbojonkotha magazine. In a recent interview with Prothom Alo, he talked about the tree felling at ...

Govt dev policy goes against environment and public interests

Writ petition filed against tree cutting at Suhrawardy Udyan

A writ petition was filed at the High Court on Sunday to stop tree cutting at historical Suhrawardy Udyan in the name of beautification

Writ petition filed against tree cutting at Suhrawardy Udyan

1000 saplings to be planted at Suhrawardy Udyan: Project director

The project director said under a master plan, sculptures signifying the history of 23-year struggle of the Bangalee nation against the Pakistani rule and nine-month long Liberation War will be ...

Tree are cross-marked at Suhrawardy Udyan, Dhaka. Picture was taken 6 May 2021

Salinity affects people and agriculture in Barisal

The Kirtankhola River is 21 km from Shaistabad in Barishal to Nalchity in Jhalokati. Then it flows into the Bay of Bengal through Bishkhali River

Crops burnt because of salinated water

Don't fell trees for restaurants and other establishments at Suhrawardy Udyan

Trees at Suhrawardy Udyan are being felled indiscriminately to give way for restaurants and other structures.

Don't fell trees for restaurants and other establishments at Suhrawardy Udyan

ADB proposes ending financing for coal plants

The ADB will stop financing new coal power plants under a draft energy policy released Friday that was cautiously welcomed by environmental groups

ADB proposes ending financing for coal plants

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon hits record in April

Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon hit a record last month, the government reported Friday with figures that belie president Jair Bolsonaro's pledge to crack down on such destruction.

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon hits record in April

No record of how many trees being felled at Suhrawardy Udyan

Each large city requires a green space equaling 20 per cent of its total area while Dhaka city has 2 per cent and Old Dhaka 5 per cent

No record of how many trees being felled at Suhrawardy Udyan

Covid-19 seen slowing city shift to green transport

Journeys made by bike or on foot rose by three per cent while 5.6 per cent drop in the percentage of journeys by public transport and a 3.8 per cent rise in those by private car

Covid-19 seen slowing city shift to green transport

Sundarbans burning again

A fire broke out again in compartment No. 24 on the eastern part of the Sundarbans

Sundarbans burning again
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