Water Pollution

Water Pollution

Salinity affects people and agriculture in Barisal

The Kirtankhola River is 21 km from Shaistabad in Barishal to Nalchity in Jhalokati. Then it flows into the Bay of Bengal through Bishkhali River

Crops burnt because of salinated water

Tonnes of dead fish wash up on shore of polluted Lebanese lake

At least 40 tonnes have turned up dead in a few days, numbers which Askar and fishermen in Qaraoun described as unprecedented

Tonnes of dead fish wash up on shore of polluted Lebanese lake

Illegal driftnet use widespread in Indian Ocean: Greenpeace

Greenpeace has uncovered widespread use of illegal driftnets in the northwest Indian Ocean, which it says are decimating marine life in what is one of the world's most ecologically vulnerable fishing ...

Illegal driftnet use widespread in Indian Ocean: Greenpeace

Women walk extra mile for water in coastal Khulna

A reality check has revealed that not only Sutarkhali, scores of other villages in the coastal upazilas of Satkhira, Khulna and Bagerhat districts -- such as Shyamnagar, Kaliganj, Tala, Debhata, ...

Coastal women suffer most due to water salinity

Prince of Wales’ initiative to provide clean water to 50m people worldwide

The Prince of Wales has launched the Resilient Water Accelerator to reach 50 million people in water-stressed areas with reliable and sustainable water sources by 2030 as part of his Sustainable ...

The Prince of Wales

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

Illegal fish enclosures in Meghna river

Several hundreds of fish enclosures are visible along the Meghna river. The highest number of enclosures has been built in Nunertek area, known as a fish sanctuary.

Illegal fish enclosures in Meghna river

Urgent response needed to tackle worsening water crisis: UN expert

The United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and the environment David Boyd on Wednesday called for a robust and rapid global response to the world's worsening water crisis

Somalia’s bread basket has become a dust bowl as the life-giving waters of the mighty Shabelle river run dry amid intense drought in the war-torn country

Reviving Dhaka canals

All efforts to be fruitless without constant supervision

The two city corporations have performed the task with their own fund that the WASA could not do even after taking money from the ministry

All efforts to be fruitless without constant supervision

Special interview

'No magic solution to deep-rooted city problems'

A city needs a natural-artificial system for drainage and rain water discharge. The mega city Dhaka lacks the much needed combination. Although the city was once blessed with a natural system, ...

'No magic solution to deep-rooted city problems'
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