A writ petition was filed at the High Court on Sunday to stop tree cutting at historical Suhrawardy Udyan in the pretext of beautification.
As the government gives priority to saving trees, no tree will be felled unnecessarily while implementing the mega plan at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan.
But the historic park seems to be under threat, having already lost a major portion of its green cover to an ongoing redevelopment project.
A fire broke out again near Daser Bharani under Sharankhola Range of the Sundarbans East Forest Division on Wednesday, a day after another fire raged through the area on Tuesday .
International Organization for Migration (IOM) facilitated the safe return of 160 Bangladeshi migrants stranded in Libya under its Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) programme on Wednesday.
The planet’s ecosystems are nearing critical tipping points, with extinction rates 100-1,000 times higher than they were a century ago. Our current economic system has put natural resources under ever-increasing pressure.
The fire, which had raged through Daser Bharani under Sharankhola Range of the Sundarbans East Forest Division for nearly 24 hours since Monday morning, was finally brought under control on Wednesday.
A fierce fire broke out at Daser Bharani under Sharankhola Range of the Sundarbans East Forest Division on Monday morning.
A group of 78 Bangladeshis, Thai and other foreign nationals arrived here from Thailand on Saturday.
GONE are the days of Dakota, Super Constellation aeroplanes. In those days, airplanes (aeroplanes) were not equipped with advanced computerized technologies like today’s airplanes.
Commercial flights between Dhaka and some 38 countries will resume from Saturday, according to the country’s civil aviation regulator.
Another batch of 105 Bangladeshis returned home from India through the Benapole checkpost on Friday morning.
In an unprecedented year for the oil and gas industry, oil production declined by 8% in 2020, while global gas flaring reduced by 5%, according to satellite data compiled by the World Bank’s Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR).
The death toll from the massive fire that broke out at a building in the Armanitola area of Old Dhaka in the early hours of April 23, climbed to six as another victim succumbed to injuries on Wednesday night.
At least two persons were charred to death and more than three others sustained burn injuries in a fire that broke out at an oil tanker on the Karnafuli river at Chattogram port on Thursday, officials said.
The report concluded that while countries have taken action to protect their forests, those efforts must be accelerated to achieve ambitious global goals.
Dhaka, Apr 28 : Noise pollution in Dhaka city is now three times higher than the tolerable level, and the invisible danger is putting around 50 lakh people at health risk, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Mohammad Shahab Uddin…
Listening to young people take a stance on climate change and hearing their well-articulated and very alarming concerns about the changing climate re-inspired my commitment to do my best and to keep calling on everyone to take action to ensure our younger generation inherits a livable planet.
A severe heatwave is sweeping over the regions of Rajshahi, Jashore, Kushtia and Khulna.
Dhaka, Apr 26 : Severe heatwave is sweeping over the regions of Rajshahi, Jashore, Kushtia and Khulna.
Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Rajshahi divisions and the region of Srimangal and it may continue and spread.
At least four people were killed and 35 others sustained burn injuries after a massive fire broke out at a building in the Armanitola area of Old Dhaka in the early hours of Friday.
The Amazon Basin is fast approaching an irreversible tipping point. That should concern everyone because what happens in the Amazon has planetary implications.
But while President Joe Biden’s administration is focusing on the Central American migration crisis, it must not miss the opportunity to drive urgently needed climate action to help the region rebuild after the pandemic.
With the pandemic not yet over, politicians are unsurprisingly loath to dampen spirits further with talk of tax increases. But the socially sustainable shift that they profess to seek will require revenue reforms.
Dhaka, Apr 24 : The densely populated capital of Bangladesh has once again topped the list of world cities with the worst air quality. Dhaka’s air quality index (AQI) at 6.29 am read 489, considered ‘severe’.
At least 11 people, including a three-month-old, have sustained burn injuries following a gas leak explosion at a building in Narayanganj’s Fatullah.
The US has pledged to cut carbon emissions by 50-52% below 2005 levels by the year 2030.
World leaders must act now and put the planet on a green path because “we are on the verge of the abyss”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday.
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Thursday predicted rain, thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind at a few places across the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9 am.