Tuesday, 15 June 2021
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 ...
06 Jun 2021, 12:31
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
Tonnes of dead fish wash up on shore of polluted Lebanese lake
At least 40 tonnes have turned up dead in a few days, numbers which Askar and fishermen in Qaraoun described as unprecedented
30 Apr 2021, 16:03
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
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 ...
11 Apr 2021, 15:45
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
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
03 Apr 2021, 13:35
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