Over the decade, Bangladesh has earned the name of a role model in disaster management despite being one of the most disaster-prone and climate-vulnerable countries.
Over 1.5 million children are at increased risk of waterborne diseases, drowning and malnutrition due to extensive flooding in north-eastern Bangladesh, said Unicef Bangladesh in a statement today.
With rivers in Sylhet and Sunamganj still flowing above the danger level, fisheries and crop farms have been bearing the brunt.
Water of Jamuna river has increased by 34 cm at Manikganj’s Aricha point in last 24 hours till this afternoon.
The number of migratory birds at Hakaluki Haor has been gradually decreasing over the last five years for a variety of reasons.
Newly found natural gas from the Kailastila field in Sylhet has started flowing into the national grid boosting the country's overall supply of the fuel, said officials today (May 9, 2022).
Pollution caused over 2.15 lakh premature deaths in Bangladesh in 2019, according to a new global study.
Worsening outdoor air pollution and toxic lead poisoning have kept global deaths from environmental contamination at an estimated 9 million per year since 2015 – countering modest progress made in...
Some 314 illegal brick kilns out of total 411 in Dhaka and four other surrounding districts have been shut down since November last year to control the air pollution.