Marine Ecology

Marine Ecology

18 new species of fish in the country

Some 16 new species have been added to the list of fish in the country. A group of researchers of Chittagong University has identified these species in and around St. Martin's Island in the ...

St. Martin's Island

Govt finalises the ‘Dolphin Conservation Action Plan’

The government has approved the ‘Dolphin Conservation Action Plan’ to protect the habitat of dolphins, said environment, forests and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin

The carcass of a dolphin washed up on the beach at Kuakata. 9 September

Another dead dolphin found in Halda river

Naval police members recovered the five feet long dolphin carcass from Madunaghat Barua Para area

Another dead dolphin found in Halda river on 30 September 2021

Bangladesh takes major step to protect threatened sharks, rays

The government recently took a major step to improve the protection of threatened sharks and rays by updating the list of species and species groups under the Wildlife (Conservation and Security) Act ...

Bangladesh takes major step to protect threatened sharks, rays

Bay of Bengal

Large fish and aquatic life surge towards the coast

The carcasses of dolphins and whales have been washing up on the shore. Fishermen are netting sailfish and string rays. Experts see that as a significant change in the marine environment

The tide being in the carcass of a whale at the Shamlapur coast in Teknaf upazila, Cox's Bazar. 28 August morning

Whale carcass washes ashore on Cox’s Bazar beach

The carcass of a humpback whale washed ashore on the Himchhari beach adjacent to Cox's Bazar-Teknaf marine drive on Friday morning

Whale carcass washes ashore on Cox’s Bazar beach

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

Sri Lanka facing marine disaster from burning ship: official

Dolphin dies in Bagerhat river

A freshwater dolphin died in the Panguchi River in Bagerhat’s Morelganj upazila on Tuesday

Dolphin dies in Bagerhat river

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 ...

More wild animals killed during pandemic

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 ...

Rear admiral (Retd) Md. Khurshed Alam
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