Bangladesh Forest Department | The Daily Star
  • Legal notice seeks livewire removal to protect monkeys

    People for Animal Welfare (PAW), an organisation dedicated to welfare of street animals, has served a legal notice to Bangladesh Forest Department and Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board after overhead electrical power lines installed inside Mymensingh’s Santoshpur Reserve Forest injured and killed monkeys in the forest.

  • Cyclone Bulbul in Sundarbans

    Cyclone Bulbul: 4,589 trees damaged in Sundarbans

    At least 4,589 trees were damaged under the influence of Cyclone Bulbul in Sundarbans, according to a report prepared by Bangladesh Forest Department.

  • Mangrove Forest Sundarbans

    60 ‘deer poachers’ held in Sundarbans

    Forest Department officials detain 60 suspected deer poachers while entering the Sundarbans with hunting equipment in three trawlers in Joymoni area of Chandpai Range.

  • Gecko dressed as rare flying gecko!

    At first sight, it will deceive any human eyes! A flying gecko with pink and black strip on its entire body. The unique appearance of the reptile astonished a team of law enforcers.

  • Forest land lost to govt agencies

    The government is supposed to increase forest land to 20 percent of the country's total landmass by 2030, but the reality is, it is losing land every year to different government agencies who demand land for their establishments and development projects.

  • Indian team due Aug 3 to take back washed away elephant

    India decides to send a rescue team to Bangladesh on August 3 to take back the stranded elephant that came floating along with the currents of the Brahmaputra River.

  • 18 hilly mynas rescued from Tongi

    Forest officials rescue 18 hilly mynas from Tongi, at the outskirts of Dhaka.

  • 11 sued over Apr 27 Sundarbans fire

    Bangladesh Forest Department files a case against 11 suspects in connection with the fire that broke out in Tultala area of the Sundarbans under Chandpai Range in Sharankhola upazila on April 27.

  • Hilly Mayna birds

    28 hilly mynas seized, 1 held

    Twenty eight hilly mynas seized and a man detained on charge of supplying birds in Tongi Bazar area, on the outskirts of Dhaka.

  • 130 turtles seized at Dhaka airport

    130 turtles have been seized by the Customs Intelligence Department, at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

  • 113 tortoises rescued at Dhaka airport

    Authorities has recovered 113 tortoises from two Indian nationals at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.