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Environment

Littering threatens haor environment in Kishoreganj

The all-weather Itna-Mithamoin-Austragram road is attracting growing number of tourists to the haor, now a popular tourist destination. It has also become a source of widespread littering by visitors ...

Littering threatens haor environment in Kishoreganj

Putin will not attend COP 26 climate summit: Kremlin

Putin’s withdrawal comes with major question marks over the attendance of Chinese president Xi Jinping and India’s prime minister Narendra Modi

Russian president Vladimir Putin speaks during a joint news conference with German Chancellor after their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow, 20 August, 2021

By 2500 earth could be alien to humans: Study

Climate projections should not stop at the year 2100 unless CO2 emissions drop significantly, global warming by 2500 will make the Amazon barren, the American Midwest tropical, and India too hot to ...

By 2500 earth could be alien to humans: Study

Bangladesh knows how to address climate change challenges: EU envoy

Bangladesh has a wealth of ideas on how to address the challenges of climate change both at home and in the wider world. The word of praise has come from the head of the Delegation of European Union ...

Bangladesh knows how to address climate change challenges: EU envoy

Bangladesh on its way toward formulating the National Adaptation Plan

The ministry of environment, ERD and UNDP with support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) organised a strategic planning workshop on 9 October 2021 at the BRAC CDM in Gazipur to discuss the progress ...

Md Mostafa Kamal  delivers his speech while (from right)  Md Ashraf Uddin,  Md Mizanul Haque Chowdhury and Dr Ainun Nishat look on

Right to healthy environment: States urged to take bold actions

United Nations (UN) high commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday called on states to take bold actions to give prompt and real effect to the right to a healthy environment, ...

Right to healthy environment: States urged to take bold actions

Public health threatened

'Toxic river water enters groundwater'

Along with the advancement of economy, the country is also seeing rapid urbanisation and industrialisation. But there is little being done to protect the environment and manage waste

'Toxic river water enters groundwater'

Strong quake hits Greece's biggest island of Crete, one person killed

The quake, which sent people out of their homes and public buildings and caused considerable damage, was described by a Greek seismologist, Efthymios Lekkas, as a "thunderbolt" with strong aftershocks

Strong quake hits Greece's biggest island of Crete, one person killed

Interview: Fashion designer Ruwanthi Gajadeera

'It's time to go back to the basics'

Ruwanthi Gajadeera, up and coming young fashion designer of Sri Lanka, has been making waves in sustainable fashion, both in Sri Lanka and internationally too. She has even won accolades and awards ...

Ruwanthi's sustainable fashion collection 'kæli' for Redress

Only half of around 1,700 tonnes of daily plastic waste recycled

Around 1,700 tonnes of plastic waste is produced in the country every day and only half of it is recycled, according to the environment department

Only half of around 1,700 tonnes of daily plastic waste recycled
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