Sundarbans & Forest

Sundarbans & Forest

Trains to have 20kmph speed limit inside Lawachara

In the letter sent to the director general of Bangladesh Railway, the railway ministry asked for necessary measures to be taken to keep the speed limit of all trains running on this route below 20kmph to prevent the death of wildlife on the railway line on Lawachahra National Park and to ensure they can cross easily

Tiger census begins in the Sundarbans

Tiger census by using camera trapping method and by surveying creeks and rivers began in Sundarbans today under the 'Sundarban Tiger Conservation Project'.

Fishermen, visitors banned from Sundarbans

Fishermen and visitors have been banned from entering the Sundarbans for three months, starting today, for the smooth breeding of fish inside the forest’s rivers and canals.

Prohibited from logging Sundari tree trunks seized from pond in Bagerhat

The forest department has seized seven logs of Sundari tree, which is prohibited from logging, from a pond at Guatla village in Morrelganj Upazila of Bagerhat today (May 7, 2022).

Streams run dry in Satchhari

Once upon a time, there were ever-flowing streams running through the Satchhari National Park.

‘Too precious to lose’

After Gazipur and Dulahazra, the forest department has finalised plans to build the country’s third safari park in Lathitila forest, located in Moulvibazar’s Juri upazila.

Gangamati Reserve Forest in Kuakata: Akashmani trees under attack

In the reserve forest in Kuakata’s Gangamati area, around 10,000 Akashmani trees were planted in the 2008-09 fiscal year. It has since come to be known as the natural wall of the sea.

Visiting Sundarbans just got costlier

The government has revised fees in the Sundarbans after a decade, doubling it for both local and foreign tourists and for people whose livelihoods depend on it.

3 dead dolphins found on Kuakata beach

Three dead dolphins, with injury marks on their bodies, have been found at different points of Kuakata sea beach recently.

400 doves, pigeons poisoned to death in Bagerhat

Around 340 doves and 60 pigeons died after consuming poison-laced bird food in Morrelganj upazila of Bagerhat.

Slow loris rescued in Rangamati’s Kaptai

A slow loris, locally known as "Lojjaboti Banor", has been rescued in Rangamati’s Kaptai upazila.

Elephant found dead in Cox’s Bazar forest

An elephant was found dead in Eidgah area of Cox's Bazar today.

Herd of Elephants trample woman to death in Chattogram

A woman died after a herd of wild elephants trampled her to death in her lemon garden at Joldi union of Bashkhali upazila in Chattogram this morning.

WHO urges halt to sale of live wild mammals in food markets

The World Health Organization called on Tuesday for a halt to the sale of live wild mammals in food markets to prevent the emergence of new diseases such as Covid-19.

Another whale carcass at Himchhari beach

A day after a whale carcass washed ashore at Himchhari beach in Cox’s Bazar, another whale corpse was found at the beach.

Whale carcass washes ashore in Cox's Bazar

A whale carcass washed ashore at Himchari beach in Cox's Bazar this morning.

Coast guards recover 6 geckos during drive in Barguna, 1 held

Coast Guard personnel have recovered six geckos, more popularly known as Takshak, during a drive in Manikkhali village under Barguna’s Patharghata upazila and detained one person in this connection.

Body of Nilgai recovered in Panchagarh

Police recovered the body of a Nilgai -- the largest antelope in Asia -- from Khochpara village in Atwary upazila of Panchagarh this afternoon.

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