Reserve Forest

Wild Asian elephant calf found dead near Sherpur border

A forest official said they recovered the male elephant calf’s carcass early Friday after being informed by locals

Body of an endangered Asian elephant killed by electrocution on 9 November in Sherpur

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

Reserved forest at Lathitila in Moulvibazar under threat

The forest department has planned to build a safari park on 5,631 acres of land in the lone biodiversity-enriched reserved forest in Lathitila under Goalbari union parishad in Juri upazila of ...

Reserved forest at Lathitila in Moulvibazar under threat

World Environment Day

Road map needed for the ecosystem

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, forests in Bangladesh decline at a rate of 2.6 per cent, double than that of the average rate globally. According to ...

Road map needed for the ecosystem

World Biodiversity Day

More wild animals killed during pandemic

Human interference in nature has decreased due to lockdowns and various other reasons in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. As a result, in several parts of the world, biodiversity has gained a new ...

More wild animals killed during pandemic

Lawachhara National Park

Animals roam freely amidst the serenity of the forest

In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, the government closed the entry of tourists to the Lawachhara forest. Without the hustle and bustle of the tourists, the forest has returned to its original state

Animals roam freely amidst the serenity of the forest

Forests as big as France have grown back since 2000

An analysis of satellite data by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) revealed that almost 59 million hectares (146 million acres) of forests have regenerated since 2000

Forests as big as France have grown back since 2000

Wildlife

Cheetahs are endangered in Bangladesh

Seven cheetahs have been beaten to death in the bordering districts of the northern region in 18 years.

Cheetahs are endangered in Bangladesh

Lawachhara reserve forest catches fire

A fierce fire that broke out at Lawachhara reserve forest Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar district on Saturday afternoon has been brought under control

Fire fighters work to douse the blaze at Lawachhara reserve forest in Kamalganj, Moulvibazar on 24 April 2021
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