River Ecology

River Ecology

Another dead dolphin found in Halda River

Another dolphin was found dead in the Halda River in Hathazari upazila of Chattogram district on Monday

The carcass of the newly found dead dolphin

Tannery waste dumped into the river: Polluters must be punished

Prothom Alo investigations have found several tannery owners in the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate dumping untreated waste into Dhaleshwari river though pipes at night

Tannery waste dumped into the river: Polluters must be punished

Illegal truck terminal on canal landfill earns Tk 700,000 a month

An illegal truck terminal has been set up on a landfill created by encroaching on a 200-metres of Ramchandrapur canal in Lautola Bazar in Bosila of Dhaka’s Mohammadpur. The truck drivers’ association ...

Illegal truck terminal on canal landfill earns Tk 700,000 a month

China’s project on Yarlung Tsangpo river to adversely impact Bangladesh, India: Report

Concerns are rising in the lower riparian nations regarding the impact of China projects on the Yarlung Tsangpo river, which is one of the crucial sources of freshwater for India and Bangladesh

China’s project on Yarlung Tsangpo river to adversely impact Bangladesh, India: Report

Recover Chaktai canal from encroachment

A study shows heavy rainfall and waterlogging has caused losses of Tk 25.15 billion in Khatunganj and neighbouring Achadganj and Korbaniganj over a decade. Five thousand businesses and traders faced ...

Recover Chaktai canal from encroachment

'Meghna being filled up to build power plant'

The Ashuganj Power Station Company Limited (APSCL) has been allegedly occupying the banks of the Meghna river and filling it up with sands

'Meghna being filled up to build power plant'

41 bird species spotted in chars of Padma

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) under its Bangladesh Wild Bird Monitoring Programme carried out the survey in the 39-kilometre area of the river Padma

41 bird species spotted in chars of Padma

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
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