Topic River Pollution River Pollution Plastic pollution in Dhaka 30,000 tonnes of plastic in 4 rivers A Waste Concern survey reports that 92 per cent of masks and gloves used by people are dumped into drains, canals and lakes, and end up in the rivers. River encroachment and pollution
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In order to protect the rivers, it is necessary to implement the recommendation of the High Court and the directives of the river commission. Online seminar NRCC says Bangladesh now has 770 rivers 'out of 1178 in the past' Stern action is required by government officials to recover the ocuntry's rivers from illegal encorachment Rivers must not be ultimate destination of mask, gloves wastes The High Court in 2019 declared the rivers as living beings, which means, the legal rights of rivers have been acknowledged. But disposal of hundreds of millions of masks and gloves in the rivers ... Novel virus evokes novel concern for rivers COVID-19 has increased the use of gloves and masks by the citizens significantly. During the lockdown, the solid waste management of the city corporation has become ill-efficient. Most of this used ... 158 rivers dry up in 57 years Rivers are drying up, polluted and dying. Commitment and pledges to protect the rivers are nothing new, but action is absent.