New research examining the major causes of the world’s biodiversity loss calls for an urgent and profound re-organisation of the global post-pandemic economy to prevent further planetary harm.
Almost 6 million primary, secondary students at learning loss risk
Around 6 million primary and secondary students are at risk of learning loss due to the extended closure of the educational institutions in the country amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study report revealed Monday.
Bangladesh mourns loss of lives due to flash floods in Indonesia
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has expressed deep condolences over the loss of lives in the flash floods and landslides in different parts of Indonesia and Timor-Leste.
Thakurgaon poultry farmers brace for huge loss
Supply chain disruption and lack of effective measures by authorities concerned during the coronavirus pandemic have led to the closure of dozens of poultry farms in Thakurgaon.
Bollywood mourns loss of Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor
India’s movie industry lost two of its most versatile actors – Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor – who passed away within a day of each other last week. Though they came from two very different worlds and two very different…
Loss of biodiversity causes yield reduction
Over the past half-century, the need to feed a growing world population has led to markedly expanded and intensified agricultural production. This transformation has led to the degradation of the global environment. The loss of biodiversity can disrupt key ecosystem…
Formal proposal on Loss, Damage Mechanism submitted: COP25
Developing countries under the Group of 77 and China made a formal submission for a proposed decision on the ‘Review of the Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) for Loss and Damage and the report of the WIM Executive Committee (ExCom) on…
Crab farming recoups loss at virus infested BD shrimp farms
$26.81 lakh earned in five months from crab export KHULNA, DECEMBER 03- The shrimp farmers here who counted suffered repeated losses due to virus attacks in farms and natural disasters are now showing greater interest in crab cultivation as it…
Venus Williams goes from great 1st Open match to loss in 2nd
It took all of five minutes in the U.S. Open’s second round for Venus Williams to drop twice as many games as she had in her opening match a couple of days earlier.
PDB key power producer of BD incurs Tk103 billion loss
Dhaka, Jun 22 – The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) incurred the highest loss of Tk 10,271.58 crore (Tk103 billion) among 49 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the outgoing 2018-19 fiscal year (till April 30), according to the Bangladesh Economic Survey…
Antarctica ice loss increases six fold since 1979
Global warming is melting ice in Antarctica faster than ever before — about six times more per year now than 40 years ago.
Qatar Airways posts ‘substantial’ loss
Qatar Airways made a “substantial” loss in its last financial year because of a regional dispute that has banned the airline from four Arab countries, its chief executive said on Wednesday without revealing the extent of the losses. Qatar Airways…
Loss, damage linked to climate change impact in focus
Bonn, 7 Nov (Jade Chiang and Meena Raman) – Developing countries raised several key concerns at the opening of the 47th session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 47) on 6 Nov., which was held after the official opening…