Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Sri Lanka facing marine disaster from burning ship: official
Sri Lanka is facing its worst beach pollution crisis as tonnes of plastic waste from a burning container ship wash ashore, a senior environment official said Saturday
29 May 2021, 15:52
Dolphin dies in Bagerhat river
A freshwater dolphin died in the Panguchi River in Bagerhat’s Morelganj upazila on Tuesday
26 May 2021, 19:54
World Biodiversity Day
More wild animals killed during pandemic
Human interference in nature has decreased due to lockdowns and various other reasons in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. As a result, in several parts of the world, biodiversity has gained a new ...
23 May 2021, 18:59
Khurshed Alam elected IOCINDIO's chairperson
Rear admiral (Retd) Md Khurshed Alam, secretary (maritime affairs unit) at the the foreign ministry, has been elected as the chairperson of the IOC Regional Committee for the Central Indian Ocean ...
19 May 2021, 21:24
Hatchery reviving Britain’s near-extinct local oysters
In Europe as a whole, the population of this oyster species has fallen by 90 per cent since the end of the 19th century, according to the University of Portsmouth, and is almost extinct in some ...
24 Apr 2021, 15:31
Whale chorus reveals how climate change may be shifting migration
The recordings gathered during the 2018-2019 winter in the freezing cold Arctic waters off Canada proved that a population of bowhead whales had skipped their usual migration south
21 Apr 2021, 10:02
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.
10 Apr 2021, 19:20
Galapagos airport staff find 185 tortoises in suitcase
Staff at an airport on the Galapagos Islands found 185 tortoises in a suitcase that was heading for Ecuador's mainland, environment authorities said on Sunday
29 Mar 2021, 12:06
Endangered leatherback turtles hatch in Ecuador
Nine leatherback turtles -- the largest endangered marine turtle in the world -- were hatched along the coast of Ecuador, the Ministry of Environment said
10 Mar 2021, 13:11
Corals can bounce back from bleaching, if humans don’t ruin it: study
Researchers tracked corals of the Kiritimati atoll in the Pacific Ocean through the longest tropical heatwave on record, expecting the reefs to suffer mass bleaching
09 Dec 2020, 11:12