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River Ecology

River Ecology

River encroachment and pollution

Stop playing blind man’s buff in the name of eviction

In order to protect the rivers, it is necessary to implement the recommendation of the High Court and the directives of the river commission.

Stop playing blind man’s buff in the name of eviction

‘Granary’ affected as Kaladumur river dying

The river has almost dried up and is gradually turning into a dead one following the deposit of silt and lack of dredging for long, leading to a water crisis

‘Granary’ affected as Kaladumur river dying

6 people drowned in 5 days as Sherpur flood situation worsens

The sudden swelling of the Old Brahmaputra River has led to the inundation of new Char areas, croplands and houses in the district, triggering fears of a devastating flood.Meanwhile, two more ...

6 people drowned in 5 days as Sherpur flood situation worsens

The three Ws and our impending existential crisis

Our memories are freaky!Once a crisis hits a height, the issue recedes from our memory faster than it reached culmination. In this city of contingencies and crises, people soon get busy with the next ...

The three Ws and our impending existential crisis

A city never dies, it’s killed

A city does not die. It is murdered. It is consumed by our flames of greed. It is gradually killed by its thankless habitants in the name of development.The story of Dhaka is no different. We, the ...

A city never dies, it’s killed

Dead rivers tell many tales

Dead men tell no tales, but rivers do. Bangladesh’s rivers, a large number of which have already been killed with the remaining survivors crawling towards death, tell so many tales - tales of crooked ...

Dead rivers tell many tales

You can't eat money!

There is a Native American adage, “Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.”Environment or development? ...

You can't eat money!
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