Bangladesh Forest Department

Forests are vanishing acre by acre

Why are the authorities so negligent in protecting forests?

Stop the onslaught on Chunati Wildlife Sanctuary

Why has the Forest Department allowed it?

A forest faces further forays

The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) has taken an initiative to build a 5km road through the Ramu reserve forest, a move that forest officials and environmentalists say will bring disaster.

Who wants a piece of forest?

Plans to build a prison on forestland show that the country is in environmental free-fall

Earth Day 2022 / Ending deforestation by 2030: An empty promise?

Bangladesh is amazingly green. Yet, historically, our natural forests have always been limited. In 2000, the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics estimated our total forest area to be 2.6 million hectares.

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: 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.

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.

July 27, 2016
July 27, 2016

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.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

18 hilly mynas rescued from Tongi

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

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

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.

June 27, 2015
June 27, 2015

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.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

130 turtles seized at Dhaka airport

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

March 24, 2015
March 24, 2015

113 tortoises rescued at Dhaka airport

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