In forests on Poland-Belarus border, migrants fight for survival

Mohammed, a 26-year-old Yemeni migrant, flew to Belarus from Malaysia in August hoping to make it to Poland and on to western Europe

A woman holds her kid at a camp in Eisenhuettenstadt, Germany, 14 October 2021

HC stays allotment of 700-acre protected forest for civil service academy

The High Court on Monday stayed for three months a government order on allotment of 700 acres of land of protected forest in Cox’s Bazar for building a civil service academy

High Court

Facebook bans sales of Amazon conservation areas on its apps

Facebook on Friday said it will stop allowing the sale of land in Amazon rainforest conservation areas at marketplaces on the social network or its Instagram and WhatsApp services

Aerial view of burnt areas of the Amazon rainforest, near Boca do Acre, Amazonas state, Brazil, in the Amazon basin, on 24 August 2019.

No training academy on forest land in Cox's Bazar: Parliamentary committee

The parliamentary committee on the environment, forest and climate change ministry has opposed the construction of the training academy for government officials on 700 acres of forest land in Cox’s ...

The allocated forest land in Cox's Bazar for the construction of the training academy for government officials

How did Argentine animals reach Bangladesh?

BGB rescued seven little-known animals along Tushkhali border of Satkhira’s Kolaroa upazila five months ago as these animals were being smuggled to India

How did Argentine animals reach Bangladesh?

Greece wildfires 'slowly coming under control': Mayor

Hundreds of firefighters were battling to control two massive wildfires in Greece on Wednesday, one raging for nine straight days that have left hundreds homeless and caused incalculable damage

Children pour water after a forest fire near in the village of Kastri on Evia (Euboea) island, on 10 August, 2021

Disaster-struck Turkey faces toll of climate change

From flash floods to forest fires, drought to "sea snot", Turkey is bearing the brunt of increasingly frequent disasters blamed on climate change, putting pressure on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

Disaster-struck Turkey faces toll of climate change

Hundreds flee, homes destroyed as forest fires ravage Greek island

Hundreds of Greek firefighters fought desperately Sunday to control wildfires on the island of Evia that have charred vast areas of pine forest, destroyed homes and forced tourists and locals to flee

This picture taken near the village of Gouves, on Evia (Euboea) island, second largest Greek island, on 8 August 2021 shows a raging wildfire.

China coaxes wayward elephants home with drones, bananas

So goes the routine welcome ceremony for China's wayward herd of 14 wild elephants, whose wandering ways have sparked an unusual operation aimed at steering them home across steep, winding, and often ...

China coaxes wayward elephants home with drones, bananas

Deadly wildfire races toward Turkish power plant

A roaring blaze raced toward a Turkish thermal power plant Tuesday and farmers herded panicked cattle toward the sea as wildfires that have killed eight people raged on for a seventh day

This aerial picture taken on 3 August 2021, shows a ravaged area and burnt trees in Mugla, in the Marmaris district, as the European Union sent help to Turkey and volunteers joined firefighters in battling a week of violent blazes that killed at least eight people.
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