Marine Environment

Marine Environment

Greenland’s nutrients changing with global impact: Study

The discovery will enhance scientists’ understanding of carbon cycling and nutrient availability in this rapidly warming and changing environment

Greenland experienced 'massive' ice melt this week, scientists say. This satellite image shows Nuuk Fjord, Greenland on 29 July, 2021

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

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

Like humans, dolphins burn calories at lower rate as they get older

Despite living in a watery world, the team found that bottlenose dolphins burn 17 per cent less energy per day than expected for a marine mammal of their size

Like humans, dolphins burn calories at lower rate as they get older

Another dead dolphin found floating in Chattogram canal

Locals on Thursday found a dead dolphin floating in the Chandaria Canal at Boalkhali upazila of Chattogram

Another dead dolphin found floating in Chattogram canal

World Environment Day

Road map needed for the ecosystem

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, forests in Bangladesh decline at a rate of 2.6 per cent, double than that of the average rate globally. According to ...

Road map needed for the ecosystem

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
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