Sundarbans

Sundarbans

Khulna fisherman ‘killed’ by tiger, body found

Forest guards on Tuesday recovered the body of a fisherman in the Sunderbans more than 12 hours after he was allegedly killed in a tiger attack.

Khulna fisherman ‘killed’ by tiger, body found

100 crocodiles released in Sundarbans

As many as 100 saltwater crocodiles have been released in the Sundarbans marking the birth centenary of Bangladesh’s founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

100 crocodiles released in Sundarbans marking Bangabandhu's birth centenary

When Malcolm met Halima

When Malcolm came to Bangladesh in 2001, little did he know how a change meeting would change his entire life

When Malcolm met Halima

14 years since dreadful day of cyclone Sidr

It was 15 November 2007 when severe cyclone Sidr hit the coastal districts of Bangladesh at a speed of 260 kilometres per hour. The wind speed increased to 305 kilometres an hour. Tidal surge as high ...

14 years since dreadful day of cyclone Sidr

Experts call for wildlife census in Sunderbans to halt extinction crisis

Environmental experts have stressed the need for a wildlife census to enumerate the wild animals in the Sundarbans that are threatened by climate change, poaching and habitat loss.

Experts call for wildlife census in Sunderbans to halt extinction crisis

3 fishermen held for using pesticides to catch fish in Sundarbans

Besides, nine fishermen were held on Friday night illegally for entering the forest in six trawlers

3 fishermen held for using pesticides to catch fish in Sundarbans

Sundarbans' frequent fires: Who's to blame?

If the forest is to be protected from fires and wildlife saved, the concerned ministry and officials must be held accountable. Are the concerned persons ready to take on that responsibility?

Sundarbans' frequent fires: Who's to blame?

44 held for illegal fishing in Sundarbans

Acting on a tip-off, a forest department team nabbed the fishermen on Monday night as they were gearing up to catch fish, and seized their four trawlers

A fisherman catches fish in the Sundarbans.

Koyra flood control embankment built with sand from Sundarbans

Sand is being used instead of soil to repair an embankment in Koyra upazila of Khulna in a bid to control the floods in the area permanently. The sand is being extracted from a river near the ...

Koyra flood control embankment built with sand from Sundarbans

Sundarbans set to reopen for tourists 1 Sept

After nearly five months of closure due to the Covid restrictions, the forest department is reopening the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest and a Unesco World Heritage Site, on 1 ...

A herd of deer in the Sundarbans
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