Climate change draws great white sharks north, threatening ecosystem

There never used to be young great white sharks basking off the busy beaches of central California, but as climate change starts to bite, warmer waters are enticing them north -- with possibly catastrophic consequences for a whole ecosystem.

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Severe drought, heat linked to deaths of dolphins in Amazon river

The carcasses of 120 river dolphins have been found floating in a tributary of the Amazon River over the last week in circumstances that experts suspect were caused by severe drought and heat.

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Fisherman killed in suspected tiger attack

The Forest Department today recovered the severed head of a 24-year-old fisherman from Sundarbans East Division under Bagerhat's Sharankhola upazila

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Injured monkey that sought help at health complex dies

The monkey made news by visiting an upazila health complex in Chattogram thrice for treatment

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Nature Quest / The fish out of water

A male Periophthalmodon septemradiatus, one of the 25 species of mudskippers, was recently seen roaming the mudflats of the Sundarbans.

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Another mahout killed in elephant attack

A 45-year-old mahout died after being attacked by an elephant in the Sagarnal union of Moulvibazar's Juri upazila on Monday evening

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Scientists name new snake species after Harrison Ford

Researchers from Germany, the United States and Peru have named a recently discovered species of snake after actor Harrison Ford

Tiger visits forest station in Sundarban again

Once again, a tiger has been seen roaming in front of the forest department office inside the Sundarbans at the Kachikhali Sanctuary Office of Sarankhola Range of Sundarban East Forest Division

The King of Fishers

After a successful plunge-dive for hunting, this White-throated Kingfisher was spotted with its meal at the National Botanical Garden in Dhaka. Widely distributed in Asia, this kingfisher is a resident over much of its range, though some populations may make short migrations.

A ‘Bhalobashar Neer’ for birds

The chirping sound of baby birds waiting in  nests made out of earthen pots -- this is what people are welcomed to when they visit the additional police superintendent’s office in Moulvibazar Sadar circle.

Songbirds of the South

A Brahminy starling, locally known as Bamini myna, was recently spotted on a grassland in Rajshahi. Usually seen in pairs or small flocks in open habitats on the plains of the Indian subcontinent, these passerine birds feast on fruits and nectar as well as insects together

Elephant calf found dead in Ctg

An elephant calf was found dead at Chambol Union under Banshkhali upazila of Chattogram today

Elephant dies in Cox’s Bazar

An ailing elephant died in the reserve forest in the Khuniapalang area of Cox's Bazar's Ramu upazila this afternoon

Elephant shot dead in Cox’s Bazar

An elephant was shot dead in Chakaria Upazila of Coxs's Bazar yesterday morning

80 ponds restored in Sundarbans to meet freshwater demand

The Forest Department has re-excavated about 80 ponds in the Sundarbans aiming to ensure freshwater for wildlife

7 endangered geckos rescued from illegal wildlife traders in Ctg

Members of Detective Branch of Police in Chattogram have rescued seven endangered geckos and arrested five illegal wildlife traders during a drive in Sitakunda upazila..A case was filed with Sitakunda Police Station against five people this morning in this regard, our Chattogram staff corr

Rescued from traffickers, Great Hornbills end up in captivity

Four Great Hornbills that were rescued from traffickers in Chattogram’s Baskhali upazila have been taken to captivity in Chattogram Zoo in violation of Wildlife (Conservation and Security) Act-2012

Man held in Dhaka for selling birds online

The Wildlife Crime Control Unit (WCCU) of the Forest Department in a drive today detained a 22-year-old man from Basabo area of the capital for his alleged involvement in selling wild birds online