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86 dolphins found dead in Mozambique

Dolphins had already been discovered dead on Sunday at the same location, and total of 111 marine mammals have been found by the authorities

86 dolphins found dead in Mozambique

‘Landmark initiative’ as Bangladesh first to ban vulture-toxic drugs

Ornithologists said this is a landmark initiative to save the small remaining population of Asia’s globally threatened vultures -- an example for others like India, Pakistan, Nepal and Cambodia to ...

‘Landmark initiative’ as Bangladesh first to ban vulture-toxic drugs

Bangladesh bans cattle painkiller to save vultures

Bangladesh has banned a painkiller used widely by farmers to treat cattle in an effort to save the country’s vultures from extinction, the government said

Bangladesh bans cattle painkiller to save vultures

Roadsides too noisy for birds to think, crickets to mate

Vehicle traffic makes it much harder for at least one species of bird to solve problems, and sharply compromises the ability of some crickets to mate

A bird perched on a bamboo in the rain at Sabujbagh, Bogura

Silent cry of the wetlands

Bangladesh's wetlands, the home of a wide variety of flora and fauna, are threatened and urgently need protection

Migratory birds at Tanguar Haor

Century-old tree in Bagherpara

Everyone calls it stranger tree (‘achin gach’). Though people don’t know the actual name of the tree but it has turned into a 'tree of wishes’

Century-old tree in Bagherpara

Rare firethroat bird

Tanguar Haor has always been in the news because of various migratory birds. It is the favourite location of bird-watchers in winter.

Rare firethroat bird

200 turtles recovered from bus in Magura

Police recovered 200 turtles, packed inside four sacks in the luggage box of a local bus in Magura

200 turtles recovered from bus in Magura

Wildlife

Pathways damaged, elephants being killed

There were 500 elephants in the country at the end of the last century. The number was 263 in 2019. About 55 per cent of the elephants are in Cox’s Bazar

Pathways damaged, elephants being killed

Endangered masked finfoot of the Sundarbans

The masked finfoot, a rare bird on the brink of extinction, can be found in the Sundarbans. A sancturary in the forest could help in the bird's breeding and survival.

Endangered finfoot on a tree in the  Sundarbans
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