Abida Rahman Chowdhury | The Daily Star
  • Abida Rahman Chowdhury

  • Mental Health 101

    The recent cases of suicide in educational institutes this year—nine cases of suicide at University of Dhaka (DU) and one at a residential complex of a private university—has opened a can of worms, exposing how poorly the mental health condition of Bangladesh's youngsters are dealt with.
  • A school off the beaten track

    Just a few days back, The Daily Star ran a report that students' enrollment in government primary schools is decreasing sharply.

    Among monstrous ships of all shapes and sizes on the river Rupsha, I first saw the “Dolphin boat”, shining and bobbing its snout in the soft winter light.
  • Conquering the wild seas

    Think wildlife conservation and what first comes to mind are men in grey or beige toned outfits and names like David Attenborough, George Schaller, John Muir, and Roger Payne.
  • A conservation effort spanning borders

    Why does the Spoon-billed sandpiper, a tiny sparrow-sized bird, migrate all the way from Chukotka, Russia to a mudflat of Bangladesh?