River erosion following flood cause for distress in Sirajganj

Severe river erosion following the floods has affected five upazilas in Sirajganj. During this monsoon, around a thousand families have lost their homes.

How did the flood situation worsen so fast?

Will we be able to handle it if the flood situation worsens further?

Tree planted per newborn in Gaibandha village

It has become the norm in Mathorpara village of Gaibandha that a tree is planted immediately after the birth of a child. Villeger Gopal Chandra is behind this wonderful initiative.

In Chattogram, 3,000 water bodies perished in 10 years

Due to encroachment, soil filling, and pollution, many ponds and lakes in Chattogram city are disappearing.

Land grabbing, pollution pushing Bhairab to ruin?

Bhairab river, running through Khulna, has now lost its vitality because of severe pollution and blatant illegal land grabbing. Apparently, the accusation falls on authority’s inaction to stop the locally powerful perpetrators.

Sylhet City Corporation chopping down trees Indiscriminately

Sylhet City Corporation is cutting down trees indiscriminately in the name of development. However, no clearance was taken from the forest department as per the rules.

July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022

River erosion following flood cause for distress in Sirajganj

Severe river erosion following the floods has affected five upazilas in Sirajganj. During this monsoon, around a thousand families have lost their homes.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

How did the flood situation worsen so fast?

Will we be able to handle it if the flood situation worsens further?

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Tree planted per newborn in Gaibandha village

It has become the norm in Mathorpara village of Gaibandha that a tree is planted immediately after the birth of a child. Villeger Gopal Chandra is behind this wonderful initiative.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Climate Change: Bangladesh one of the most vulnerable countries

We're witnessing unexpected changes in the global climate following global warming. What are the risks for Bangladesh? How severe are they?

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Jhau forest, houses being lost to tidal waves in Kuakata

One of the main attractions of the Kuakata beach used to be the lush greenery of Kewra, Gewa Kadai and Jhau trees. However, many of these trees in Gangamati Char and Kawar Char in Kuakata are being washed away by huge tidal waves. Not just trees, houses too are being washed away into the sea.

April 20, 2022
April 20, 2022

19 Himalayan vultures freed in nature

Vultures and other birds migrate in search of food during winter. Sometimes they fall sick due to lack of food while travelling such long distances.

April 11, 2022
April 11, 2022

Kuakata's conserved coastal forest being razed

Climate change has put the entire world at risk of natural calamities. Bangladesh faces a greater risk because it is a coastal country.

March 29, 2022
March 29, 2022

Once mighty Louhajang river now reduced to a canal

Once upon a time, Louhajang River in Tangail used to bear large cargo boats and passenger launches. But now, owing to the construction of a sluice gate, siltation and lack of water have virtually turned it into a canal.

March 23, 2022
March 23, 2022

The team that rescued more than 2,000 snakes

Wherever a snake is in danger, the Snake Rescue Team Bangladesh arrives to help.

February 24, 2022
February 24, 2022

A bird sanctuary protected by villagers in Pabna

Urbanisation has become unstoppable and nature's green is being overtaken by concrete jungles. As a result, animal habitats and bird sanctuaries are disappearing.