Speakers at a roundtable discussion in Sylhet today urged the government to step back from constructing a safari park at Lathitila forest in Moulvibazar district.
The Supreme Court today upheld till further directive a High Court order that stayed the government decision to allocate 700 acres of land at Jhilonja forest in Cox’s Bazar to build a civil service academy.
About three decimals of forest area was burnt in a fire that broke out in the patrol area under Dhansagar Station of Forest Department’s Chandpai Range in East Sundarbans Division.
Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro admits farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but tells foreign powers not to interfere.
The destruction of Brazil's Amazon rainforest reached its highest level in a decade this year, government data shows, driven by illegal logging and the encroachment of agriculture on the jungle.