1w ago| Air pollution

Dhaka world's most polluted city again

The densely populated capital of Bangladesh has once again topped the list of cities with the worst air quality in the world.

1w ago| Pollution

World Rivers Day: Factories killing water bodies in Tongi

Only two decades ago, people bathed in the Hyderabad canal in Tongi, Gazipur.

2w ago| Pollution

When authorities cause pollution

Garbage management is one of the most important responsibilities of municipal authorities.

Dhaka’s air quality “moderate” today

Dhaka's air quality turned “moderate” this morning (August 10, 2022).

Dhaka’s air quality “moderate” today

Dhaka's air quality has seen a marked improvement in the past 24 hours -- all thanks to intermittent monsoon showers.

Dhaka air 3rd most polluted in the world today: AQI

Dhaka's air has been ranked the third most polluted in the world this morning (August 4, 2022).

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Dhaka world's most polluted city again

The densely populated capital of Bangladesh has once again topped the list of cities with the worst air quality in the world.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

World Rivers Day: Factories killing water bodies in Tongi

Only two decades ago, people bathed in the Hyderabad canal in Tongi, Gazipur.

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022

When authorities cause pollution

Garbage management is one of the most important responsibilities of municipal authorities.

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

Ctg city produces 249 tonnes of plastic waste every day

Chattogram city produces 249 tonnes of plastic waste every single day -- 56 percent of which remains uncollected and littered in the environment, according to a new study.

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

Global warming, wildfires to worsen air pollution: UN

More frequent and intense heatwaves and wildfires driven by climate change are expected to worsen the quality of the air we breathe, harming human health and ecosystems, the UN warned Wednesday.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

India claims “first of its kind” state-funded helmet will purify air

As India's capital of New Delhi prepares for winter - and the accompanying season of acrid smog - the government is promoting a motorcycle helmet fitted with filters and a fan at the back that it says can remove 80 percent of pollutants.

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

Prevention of plastic pollution stressed

Proper waste management is necessary to prevent pollution caused by the release of toxic substances of plastic into soil, water and air, to protect humans and nature, said speakers at a meeting in Khulna on Wednesday.

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

Dhaka’s air remains ‘unhealthy’

After a marked improvement in the past week, Dhaka’s air quality slipped back to the ‘unhealthy’ zone yesterday morning.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Air pollution: Dhaka 5th worst city in the world

More than 22,000 people in the capital died due to air pollution in 2019, says a global report.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality “good” today: AQI

With an air quality index (AQI) score of 45, Dhaka's air quality has been “good” this morning (August 14, 2022).