Today's Gallery (2022.01.12)

Kawra trees are dying fast in the reserve forest in Kuakata of Patuakhali’s Kalapara upazila due to what forest officials say are the impact of climate change and sand accumulation during high tide. The death of the trees would expose the coastal people to serious damages from natural disasters, including storms and cyclones. The photo was taken on Friday. Photo: Star
The main seaport of the country, Chattogram port, is also one of its most important economic hubs. It stands in all its might along the Karnaphuli River, grinding day and night to keep the country’s economic wheels rolling by facilitating export and import activities to an unprecedented degree. This photo was taken from Chattogram’s Dangar Char area recently. Photo: Rajib Raihan
Women harvest grass pea (locally known as kalai shak), a member of the pulse family Leguminosae. Grown in cold weather, it is very hardy and can germinate and grow on a wide range of soil conditions. The vegetable sells for Tk 50 to Tk 70 per kilogramme. More than 2.5 lakh acres of land was cultivated in 2018-19, generating 1.17 lakh tonnes of the pulse, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. The photo was taken at Chadpasha village in Barishal’s Babuganj upazila on Monday. Photo: Titu Das