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Water Pollution

Water Pollution

Arsenic in water

Araihazar suffers to quench Dhaka’s thirst: Researchers

Arsenic contamination is spreading in the groundwater of several villages of Araihazar upazila in Narayanganj

Araihazar suffers to quench Dhaka’s thirst: Researchers

Climate change fuels sharp increase in glacier lakes

The volume of lakes formed as glaciers worldwide melt due to climate change has jumped by 50 per cent in 30 years, according to a new study based on satellite data

Climate change fuels sharp increase in glacier lakes

No oil on dolphins washed up near Mauritius spill: Autopsy report

Environmentalists are urgently seeking an explanation for the mysterious deaths of 27 dolphins which washed ashore on Wednesday and Thursday, to determine whether they were killed by the spill

A carcass of a dolphin washed up on shore at the Grand Sable, Mauritius on 26 August 2020

17 dead dolphins wash up on Mauritius beach near oil spill site

Seventeen dead dolphins washed up on Mauritius's shore on Wednesday, a government official told Reuters, a month after an oil spill from a Japanese ship that ran aground caused a major ecological ...

17 dead dolphins wash up on Mauritius beach near oil spill site

Scientists fear lasting impact from Mauritius oil spill

The full impact of the toxic spill is still unfolding, scientists say. As the Indian Ocean island's residents scramble to mop up the oil slicks and clumps, they are seeing dead eels and fish floating ...

A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, belonging to a Japanese company but Panamanian-flagged, ran aground on a reef, at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius on 13 August 2020

Azerbaijan villagers plead for water as vital river dries up

The village of Banka in Azerbaijan should have plentiful supplies of water as it lies beside one of the country's mightiest rivers, the Kura

A view shows a house damaged by a recent shelling in armed clashes on the border between Azerbaijan and Armenia.

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 ...

Rivers must not be ultimate destination of mask, gloves wastes

World Environment Day being marked amid pandemic

The World Environment Day is being observed in the country as elsewhere around the world today (Friday) with a call to encourage worldwide awareness and action for the protection of the environment

A stuffed toy is seen lying in the waters of the Yamuna river ahead of World Environment Day, in the old quarters of Delhi, India, on 4 June 2020

Sorrows of salinity at Dakope

Five-month-old Nazmul was crying continuously and his mother Monowara (30) was trying to calm him down. She said her baby boy had been suffering from diarrhoea for two days. Apart from breastfeeding, ...

Sorrows of salinity at Dakope
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