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Pollution

Pollution

Fish exposed to noise pollution likely to die early: Study

Human noise pervades the environment, from the roar of vehicle engines to the clatter of industry.

People collect fish on the beach during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Da Nang, Vietnam, 6 May 2020.

WASA MD not implementing 2011 order on Buriganga pollution: HC

The High Court on Monday asked the managing director of Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) Taksim A Khan to implement its 2011 order to take steps to prevent the pollution of the Buriganga ...

HC hands over life time imprisonment to three convicted over Commorade Golam Rabbani murder case. File photo

One in eight deaths in Europe linked to pollution, environment, EU says

Environmental factors such as air pollution and heatwaves exacerbated by climate change contribute to around 13 per cent of all deaths in Europe, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said on Tuesday.

A demonstrator carries a child on his shoulders during a protest about the environment in Parliament Square, central London, Britain.

Climate change protests resume in London

Climate change protests by environmental activists from the Extinction Rebellion group resumed for a second day in London

Extinction Rebellion activists participate in a protest in London, Britain 3 September.

Climate change fuels sharp increase in glacier lakes

The volume of lakes formed as glaciers worldwide melt due to climate change has jumped by 50 per cent in 30 years, according to a new study based on satellite data

Climate change fuels sharp increase in glacier lakes

Aminbazar waste-to-energy plant to be a gamechanger: LGRD minister

Describing the waste-to-energy plant as his dream project, Tazul Islam warned that no irregularity and corruption will be tolerated in the project

Local government, rural development and cooperatives minister Md Tazul Islam talks to media after visiting the Aminbazar dumping station and Gabtoli mechanical workshop in Dhaka on 22 August 2020

Scientists fear lasting impact from Mauritius oil spill

The full impact of the toxic spill is still unfolding, scientists say. As the Indian Ocean island's residents scramble to mop up the oil slicks and clumps, they are seeing dead eels and fish floating ...

A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, belonging to a Japanese company but Panamanian-flagged, ran aground on a reef, at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius on 13 August 2020

Singapore scientists test 'anti-noise' windows

Residents in Southeast Asia's bustling cities who face the dilemma of leaving windows open for fresh air but enduring traffic sounds, could find quiet with new noise-cancelling technology developed ...

Singapore scientists test 'anti-noise' windows

Tannery waste managment

Finish setting up CETP fast

The industries ministry has finally permitted two companies to set up their own ETPs in Savar Tannery Industrial City. Though this is good news, the reason behind this is frustrating.

Workers process rawhides at Hazaribagh tanneries.

Record 212 environmental activists murdered in 2019: NGO

At least 212 environmental campaigners worldwide were murdered in 2019, making last year the deadliest on record for frontline activists battling the destruction of Nature, watchdog group Global ...

In this file photo taken on 26 February 2020, this aerial view shows the impact of illegal mining in Tumaco, Narino Department, Colombia, on 26 February 2020
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