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…
On April 7 morning, hundreds of Indigenous Kichwa people from the Ecuadorian Amazon marched through the city of Coca to mark one year since the country’s largest oil spill in recent history.
The ‘Mongla Port Authority Bill, 2021’ was placed in Parliament on Saturday with a provision for tougher punishment for polluting the environment.
Vulnerable communities disproportionately bear the brunt of environmental degradation caused by plastics pollution, and action is urgently needed to address the issue and restore access to human rights, health and well-being.
The densely populated capital of Bangladesh continues to dominate the list of world cities with the worst air quality.
Dhaka, Feb 12 – The densely populated capital of Bangladesh continues to dominate the list of world cities with the worst air quality.
Dhaka, Jan 24 – Though there was a drop in the level of noise pollution in Dhaka during the initial days of the Covid-induced lockdown, the brief interlude of quiet faded since restrictions were lifted in September.
Dhaka once again has topped a list of cities with the worst air quality in the world.
Dhaka, Nov 23 – Dhaka, one of the most polluted cities in the world, ranked 3rd worst in the Air Quality Index on Monday morning. Dhaka had an AQI score of 185 at 09:02am and the air was classified as…
Savar, Dhaka, Oct 08 – The Department of Environment (DoE) on Wednesday fined eight tanneries at Savar Tannery Industrial Estate Tk 21lakh for polluting the environment.
by Mohit M. Rao • A study shows that air pollution causes behavioural, physiological and genetic changes in wild bees. • Pollutant impact on bees is observed even in areas well-within the current national standards for Particulate Matter pollution. •…
UNICEF, Pure Earth call for urgent action to abolish dangerous practices, informal recycling of lead acid batteriesBangladesh is the fourth most-seriously hit in terms of the number of children affected as lead poisoning is affecting them on a massive and…
By Jacob Duer SINGAPORE – There is no denying that single-use plastic has been a lifesaver in the fight against COVID-19, especially for frontline health workers. It has also facilitated adherence to social-distancing rules, by enabling home delivery of basic…
US plaintiffs are pursuing the German giant over claims it’s glyphosate-based weedkillers cause cancer. Talks have been ongoing for more than a year.
Addressing the environmental impact of CED This week saw the celebration of the 2020 World Ocean Day when world leaders were called upon to protect 30 per cent of our blue planet by 2020. To clean up plastics in oceans,…
Dhaka, May 21 – Dhaka’s air quality showed significant improvement on Thursday morning as it ranked 19th worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI).
Dhaka was ranked the seventh worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Sunday, a day after showing significant improvement.
Dhaka, May 12 – Bangladesh capital Dhaka ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the world on Tuesday morning.
Dhaka, May 11 – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked third-worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Monday morning.
Hyderabad, AP, India – A gas leak at a chemical factory owned by a South Korean company in southern India early Thursday left at least 11 people dead and about 1,000 struggling to breathe.
Dhaka, May 02 – Although air pollution falls in major cities across the globe during coronavirus lockdowns Dhaka again ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday morning.
Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday morning. The capital ranked the worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) with a score of 151 at 08.03am. The air was classified as ‘unhealthy’. When the…
When India shut down last month and suspended all transport to contain the spread of coronavirus, the skies over its polluted cities quickly turned an azure blue, and the air, unusually fresh.
An aerial survey of the Great Barrier Reef shows coral bleaching is sweeping across the area off the east of Australia for the third time in five years.
Dhaka, April 03 – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked first among cities with the worst quality in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Friday morning.
Dhaka, April 02 – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka was ranked second-worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) for the second consecutive day on Thursday morning.
Dhaka, March 21 – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka topped the list of cities with the worst air in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday morning even though the city experienced brief shower on the evening before.
Dhaka, March 08 – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked the worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI and it was classified as hazardous on Sunday morning.
Dhaka, March 4 – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka topped the list of cities with worst air in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday morning.
Dhaka, March 02 – Bangladesh Standards & Testing Institution (BSTI) has found chemicals in eight fairness cream, which they said is very harmful to human health.