Are economic growth and biodiversity compatible?

There is no time left to debate whether saving our planet is too expensive, or to keep promoting socioeconomic models that are clearly not working.

No high rises along seashore: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has today said the government will not allow construction of any high-rise structures along the seashore.

Ecological havoc in Dhaka

Dhaka is faced with many direct threats to biodiversity with accelerating economic development, growing population, land grabbing, congested housing, tree felling, and vehicles emitting toxic fumes leading to extreme pollution and poor quality of life.

Sir David Attenborough: Tributes paid as he turns 90

Tributes have been paid to renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough who has turned 90.

Tourists asked to fight wildlife trade

Conservationists have launched a global campaign asking the public to help tackle the illegal trade in wildlife.

Education now global

Twenty engineering students are going to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay this year. They will be enrolled in postgraduate and doctoral programmes. A scholarship programme from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) will support their studies while in IIT.

UK team germinates critically endangered Japanese birch

UK scientists have successfully germinated seeds from the critically endangered Japanese Birch, a species that has just 21 known trees remaining.

Marine population halved since 1970: Report

Populations of marine mammals, birds, fish and reptiles have declined by 49% since 1970, a report says.

Nature Quest: For the love of vultures

The torrents had just stopped and sunlight filtered through the bright green canopy above, forming columns of light spiraling down to the moist forest floor.

August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015

Easy ways to help this World Elephant Day

Animal lovers around the world come together to celebrate elephants and support a future where they’re respected and protected for the fourth annual World Elephant Day this August 12,2015.

March 17, 2015
March 17, 2015

UK's first big hedgehog sanctuary

First large-scale hedgehog sanctuary in the UK is being opened in Soilhull

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