1w ago| Air pollution

Dhaka enjoyed healthy air after Eid-ul-Azha

Dhaka’s air saw significant fall in pollution level during the three days following Eid-ul-Azha.

1w ago| Water pollution

Fish worth Tk 15 lakh die in Moulvibazar pond

Fish worth around Tk 15 lakh have died due to dumping of waste of a cattle haat into ‘Sagardighi’ in Sreemangal Municipality of Moulvibazar. The dead fish mostly rohu and pangas weighing 2-4 kg...

1w ago| Water pollution

Pollution from animal waste: Fish worth Tk 15 lakh die in Moulvibazar pond

Fish were dying in a pond as waste of sacrificial animals from a nearby cattle market polluted the water in Moulvibazar’s Sreemangal upazila.  

Shut down all illegal brick kilns in Ctg immediately: HC directs govt

The High Court today directed the authorities concerned of government to immediately shut down all the illegal brick kilns in Chattogram and to submit a report after complying with the directive by...

Environmentalists, farmers win Dutch court case over Shell Nigeria spills

In a victory for environmentalists, a Dutch appeals court has said that the Nigerian subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell was responsible for multiple oil pipeline leaks in the Niger Delta and ordered...

4 illegal brick kilns demolished, one fined Tk 5 lakh in Faridpur

A mobile court of the Department of Environment (DoE) today demolished four illegal brick kilns and fined another Tk five lakh in Faridpur.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Dhaka enjoyed healthy air after Eid-ul-Azha

Dhaka’s air saw significant fall in pollution level during the three days following Eid-ul-Azha.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Fish worth Tk 15 lakh die in Moulvibazar pond

Fish worth around Tk 15 lakh have died due to dumping of waste of a cattle haat into ‘Sagardighi’ in Sreemangal Municipality of Moulvibazar. The dead fish mostly rohu and pangas weighing 2-4 kg...

July 24, 2021
July 24, 2021

Pollution from animal waste: Fish worth Tk 15 lakh die in Moulvibazar pond

Fish were dying in a pond as waste of sacrificial animals from a nearby cattle market polluted the water in Moulvibazar’s Sreemangal upazila.  

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Multi-sector approach imperative: speakers

Experts at a virtual workshop yesterday suggested forming a time-bound national framework and proper coordination among government agencies to fight lead poisoning, which has emerged as a global...

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Death of Boral, destruction of Chalan Beel

A long line of buildings are marked with a red cross at Bonorupa housing society in Bonpara municipality area in Natore’s Boraigram upazila.

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

16 factories recycling lead knocked down

Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday demolished 16 factories that were illegally recycling lead and aluminium and jailed 13 people in this connection at Konapara of Demra in the capital.

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

16 factories illegally recycling lead, aluminium demolished in Demra, 13 jailed

Department of Environment (DoE) demolished 16 factories that were illegally recycling lead and aluminium and jailed 13 people in this connection at Konapara of Demra in the capital. 

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021

World must remove 1 billion tonnes of CO2 by 2025 to meet climate goal

The current pipeline of projects in development could remove only around 150 million, well short of what's needed, the report said.

March 14, 2021
March 14, 2021

SC clears way to shut down illegal brick kilns in Chattogram

The Supreme Court upheld a High Court directive today that asked government authorities to shut down all brick kilns without valid licenses in Chattogram.

March 13, 2021
March 13, 2021

Dhaka’s air quality still ‘unhealthy’

Dhaka's air quality is still "unhealthy". It is now sixth in the list of cities with the worst air quality.