River Pollution

River Pollution

When will the concerned authorities follow the HC order to protect rivers?

The High Court has directed a full report on all the existing rivers in the country, the river encroachers in the various divisions and steps taken by the government to recover river land

When will the concerned authorities follow the HC order to protect rivers?

'Trash music': Turkish band recycles rubbish into sounds

Fungistanbul, a trio that began experimenting with a sound they call "Trash Oriental" in 2019, have joined a growing global movement of groups that bang, strum and blow into things they find in ...

Fungistanbul band member Herman Artuc plays one of his instruments made with waste of cannister in Istanbul on 8 November, 2021

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

Public health threatened

'Toxic river water enters groundwater'

Along with the advancement of economy, the country is also seeing rapid urbanisation and industrialisation. But there is little being done to protect the environment and manage waste

'Toxic river water enters groundwater'

'Karnaphuli shrinks due to encroachment'

The Karnaphuli river has shrunk due to illegal occupation. The Chaktai canal beside the Chawkbazar and Ghatfarhadbeg area, once the centre point of business, looks like a drain nowadays. Instead of ...

Waste from surrounding factories mixes in the Karnaphuli river every day. The photo was taken near the Fisharighat area in Chattogram on 25 September 2021.

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

Circular waterbus service a glaring example of failure and inefficiency

The government lunched circular waterbus services in Buriganga with much enthusiasm in 2004 . In a sense this project is almost dead. Eleven out of 12 waterbuses lie idle and one carries passenger ...

Circular waterbus service a glaring example of failure and inefficiency

Dhaka four rivers: No effective measures to stop pollution

Water quality of the Dhaka rivers is much lower than the standard to support aquatic lives

Dhaka four rivers: No effective measures to stop pollution

US, UK fund for reduction of Dhaka’s river pollution

The USA and the UK have cofounded an advocacy project with the Dhaka north and south city corporations to reduce river pollution in Dhaka district

US, UK fund for reduction of Dhaka’s river pollution

50 accidents in one year

Step up supervision of river routes

The main cause of the accidents on the river Shitalakshya is that the river has drastically narrowed down. Then there is the reckless speed of the vessels, the pillars of the under-construction ...

Step up supervision of river routes
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