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  • Air Pollution in Dhaka City

    Hard to get fresh air

    If you are in Dhaka city, think twice before drawing a deep breath. The city’s air is contaminated with not only heavy metals like lead, chromium, cadmium, nickel, arsenic, manganese and copper but also with other poisonous particles, show studies.

  • Air pollution killed 1.23 lakh in 2017

    Indoor and outdoor air pollution led to 1.23 lakh deaths in Bangladesh in 2017, according to a new study on global air pollution.

  • Air Pollution Effects in Dhaka

    HC seeks report on air pollution from DoE

    The High Court has directed the director general of Department of Environment (DoE) to submit a report on what step the organization have taken to prevent air pollution in Dhaka.

  • Environmental Pollution Causes death

    Living in toxic air

    Bangladesh has the most polluted air in the world and Dhaka is the second most polluted capital city, according to a new study.

  • Air Pollution in Bangladesh

    Dhaka air ranked world’s 3rd most polluted: WHO

    Dhaka’s air quality has been ranked as third most polluted in the world according to an air quality data compiled by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for megacities with a population of 14 million or more.