Environment | The Daily Star
  • Guppy fish an effective dengue mosquito control method

    Guppy fish can be one of the five most effective forms of dengue control, as these tiny fish can be placed in water vessels in and around homes, where they will eat the larvae of dengue-transmitting mosquitoes.

  • Met office forecasts rain

    Met office forecasts rain over country

    Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes are likely to occur at many places across the country in the next 24 hours.

  • Earth's intact forests vanishing at accelerating pace: Scientists

    Earth's intact forests shrank by an area larger than Austria every year from 2014 to 2016 at a 20 percent faster rate than during the previous decade, scientists says.

  • G7 outreach session

    PM pushes for full implementation of Paris deal

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the need for full implementation of the Paris Agreement as Bangladesh needs greater support for climate change adaptation.

  • International Environment Day

    This year, plastic pollution is the main theme of International Environment Day, celebrated on June 5.

  • Transparency International Bangladesh TIB Report

    TIB for enforcing law to prevent plastic pollution

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) demands for stronger implementation of law to resist illegal production, marketing and usage of plastic to prevent environment pollution.

  • Overuse of resources by Rohingyas threatens forests in Ukhiya, Teknaf

    The forests in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas of Cox's Bazar will perish by 2019 if Rohingya habitation continues to overuse natural resources in those areas, experts say.

  • G7 Summit 2018

    Trudeau invites Hasina to G7 special session

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been invited by her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau to join a session of the G7 Summit. Canada will welcome the Bangladesh premier and 15 other world leaders and heads of international organisations to a special outreach session of the G7 Summit on June 9.

  • 5 dead in Yemen cyclone

    Five people are killed and at least 40 missing on the Yemeni island of Socotra as Cyclone Mekunu pummelled the area before making its way to the Arabian Peninsula's southern coast.

  • summer in Bangladesh

    Unusual summer this year

    Summers in Bangladesh are usually unforgiving as the mercury keeps on rising throughout the season, but not this time. This year, the summer is unusual, with relentless rains and thunderstorms dominating most part of the season from March to April.