• Forest department issues special alert in Sundarbans

    The forest department has issued a special alert in the Sundarbans following killing of six ‘tiger poachers’ in a ‘gunfight’ with police and recovery of three tiger skins from the world’s largest mangrove earlier this month.

  • 6 ‘tiger poachers’ killed in Khulna ‘gunfight’

    Six suspected tiger poachers are killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Mandarbari of the Sundarbans (west) in Koyra upazila of Khulna today.

  • Dwindling Royal Bengal Tigers

    It is highly disquieting that the Royal Bengal Tiger, one of the most valued species of tigers in the world, appears to be on an extinction course in its home, the Sundarbans.

  • Bengal Tigers under threat

    Poaching of tigers and its preys in the Sundarbans, commercial boat traffic through different channels and development activities within and near the world's largest mangrove forest is threatening the Bengal tiger population.

  • Only 100 tigers found in Sundarbans

    Bangladesh has only about 100 tigers living in the world's largest mangrove forest, far fewer of the endangered animals than previously thought, following a recent survey, a top forestry official says.

  • Opinion: Real Crocodile tears in the Sundarbans

    Within days of three French banks deciding not to invest in the Rampal 1320 megawatt coal power plant next to the Sundarbans, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Monday criticised those who opposed the power plant.

  • Rampal plant no threat to Sundarbans: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says if there was any possibility of adverse effects on the Sundarbans due to Rampal power plant, the government would not have decided to construct the plant.

  • 'Robber' killed in Sundarbans 'gunfight'

    An alleged leader of a robber gang was killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion in Sharankhola range of Sundarbans in Bagerhat.

  • Trafficker, 2 ‘robbers’ killed in ‘gunfights’

    A human trafficker and two alleged robbers have killed in separate “gunfights” in Cox’s Bazar and the Sundarbans respectively. This is the second time in three days that police crossed swords with human traffickers of Cox’s Bazar after The Daily Star ran a series of reports on human trafficking.

  • Another spillage in Bhola River

    THE latest sinking of a vessel in Bhola River, carrying Muriate of Potash, is a stark reminder that little has been done regarding the rerouting of cargo vessels after the devastating oil spillage in this river only six months ago.

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