Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice

Illegal driftnet use widespread in Indian Ocean: Greenpeace

Greenpeace has uncovered widespread use of illegal driftnets in the northwest Indian Ocean, which it says are decimating marine life in what is one of the world's most ecologically vulnerable fishing ...

Illegal driftnet use widespread in Indian Ocean: Greenpeace

Another dead whale washes up on Cox's Bazar beach

Two dead whales have washed up on the same stretch of Bangladesh coastline in two days, officials said Saturday, raising suggestions that they were killed by sea pollution.

Another dead whale washes up on Cox's Bazar beach

Brazil's Amazon deforestation data mixed ahead of Biden Earth Day summit

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest declined in the first quarter, preliminary government data showed, but the drop may be due mostly to more intense cloud cover this year, and experts point ...

Brazil's Amazon deforestation data mixed ahead of Biden Earth Day summit

Operation Cleanup in plastic-polluted Nigeria beach

In blistering heat, several dozen volunteers are busy collecting plastic bottles, bags and polystyrene boxes as they launch a cleanup of the longest beach in Lagos

Operation Cleanup in plastic-polluted Nigeria beach

African elephants face growing risk of extinction

African elephants living in forests and savannas are increasingly threatened with extinction, the Red List of species in trouble showed on Thursday, as conservationists called for an urgent end to ...

African elephants face growing risk of extinction

International Day of Forests

Forest conservation and restoration can save lives

The United Nations proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests in 2012. The theme for this year is "Forest restoration: A path to recovery and well-being”.

Forest conservation and restoration can save lives

Environmental groups file complaint against Chevron's green claims

Three environmental groups including Greenpeace filed a complaint against Chevron with US regulators on Tuesday targeting what they said are misleading green policy claims.

Environmental groups file complaint against Chevron's green claims

Wildlife dying in absence of alternative road in Lawachara National Park

Though Lawachara of Moulvibazar has been given the status of national park but wild animals are still unsafe there. Rare and endangered animals often end up as road kill inside the forest.

Wildlife dying in absence of alternative road in Lawachara National Park

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

India's glacier disaster highlights Himalayan dangers

The recent disaster is thought by experts to have been caused by a chunk of glacier 15 football fields long and five across breaking off, bringing with it part of a rock face

India's glacier disaster highlights Himalayan dangers
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