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‘10,000 trees to be cut down if safari park is built in Moulvibazar’s Lathitila forest’

Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) today demanded cancellation of a plan to convert Lathitila forest into a safari park in Moulvibazar.

Earth filling: HC releases full text of Sonargaon case verdict, asks for establishing wetlands ministry

Declaring “illegal” grabbing and filling up water bodies, wetlands and farmlands by two companies in Narayanganj's Sonargaon upazila, the High Court has directed the authorities concerned to...

Ban on hilsa fishing: 4 fishermen sentenced to a month in jail in Barishal

A mobile court in Barishal today sentenced four fishermen, each to one month in prison, for fishing hilsa violating a ban that was imposed from today.

Conservationists alarmed as China eases ban on tiger and rhino parts

China unveils new rules that would allow the use of rhino horn and tiger parts for some medical and cultural purposes, watering down a decades-old ban in a move conservation group WWF says could...

‘Saline drip’ for a 700-year-old banyan tree in India

The world's second largest Banyan tree in Mahabubnagar district of India’s Telangana which is almost dying, is on ‘saline drip’ now as part of the rejuvenation.

Long road for mates,Gharials ‘Gorai’, ‘Jamuna’ reach destinations

As part of the pioneering exchange to initiate breeding of the critically endangered Gharials, the male, named ‘Gorai’ has made it to the Rajshahi Zoo after a long journey starting all the way from...

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

‘10,000 trees to be cut down if safari park is built in Moulvibazar’s Lathitila forest’

Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) today demanded cancellation of a plan to convert Lathitila forest into a safari park in Moulvibazar.

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Earth filling: HC releases full text of Sonargaon case verdict, asks for establishing wetlands ministry

Declaring “illegal” grabbing and filling up water bodies, wetlands and farmlands by two companies in Narayanganj's Sonargaon upazila, the High Court has directed the authorities concerned to...

March 1, 2021
March 1, 2021

Ban on hilsa fishing: 4 fishermen sentenced to a month in jail in Barishal

A mobile court in Barishal today sentenced four fishermen, each to one month in prison, for fishing hilsa violating a ban that was imposed from today.

November 9, 2020
November 9, 2020

‘Protect Sangu-Matamuhuri sanctuary, reserve forest’

Parbatya Chattogram Forest and Land Rights Protection Movement has called upon authorities concerned to take measures to protect the Sangu-Matamuhuri Sanctuary and the Reserve Natural Forest and...

May 24, 2020
May 24, 2020

7ft long dolphin found dead in Halda River

A Gangetic dolphin (Platanista gangetica), over seven feet long, is found dead in Halda River of Chattogram’s Raozan upazila.

May 10, 2020
May 10, 2020

Brazil to deploy troops

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose sharply in April, government data showed on Friday, as the coronavirus outbreak keeps many environmental enforcers out of the field and the country...

May 8, 2020
May 8, 2020

Dolphin killed in Halda River

A Gangetic dolphin (Platanista gangetica) in Halda River is allegedly slaughtered to death by locals in Raozan upazila of Chattogram.

February 21, 2020
February 21, 2020

UN accepts India’s proposal to save three endangered species

India’s proposal to include the critically-endangered Asian elephant and two large species of birds -- Great Indian Bustard and Bengal Florican -- in the UN Convention on Migratory (CMS) Species,...

July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019

22 pythons hatched in Srimangal zoo

A total of 22 python eggs have been hatched in a zoo of Sreemangal upazila of Moulviabzar. A python which was rescued in Dinajpur 22 years ago laid 35 eggs at the zoo of Bangladesh Bonyo Prani...

November 4, 2018
November 4, 2018

Dolphin fair kicks off in Khulna

A ten-day long dolphin fair kicks off in Khulna with a call to take tangible steps to protect freshwater dolphins in the Sundarbans.