climate change

Bangladesh may see more severe weather events due to changing rainfall patterns

Experts have warned that the Himalayan region, which is already suffering from severe flooding, notably in the northeastern portion of Bangladesh, may see even more devasting natural disasters brought on by climate change as a result of changing rainfall patterns.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Making the Padma Bridge towards Green Bangladesh

This past week, the entire country has been rightly celebrating the successful completion and inauguration of the historic Padma Bridge.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Bangladesh may see more severe weather events due to changing rainfall patterns

Experts have warned that the Himalayan region, which is already suffering from severe flooding, notably in the northeastern portion of Bangladesh, may see even more devasting natural disasters brought on by climate change as a result of changing rainfall patterns.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

La Nina behind floods in Bangladesh

La Nina is moderately active in the Pacific Ocean this year. This would cause more rains across the Ganges and Brahmaputra basins ultimately leading to more floods, said Dr Rashed Chowdhury in an interview with The Daily Star.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Have we already started seeing the Rohingya refugee crisis differently?

The 2022 JRP has five strategic objectives to support the affected Bangladeshi and Rohingya populations.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Travelling essentials: Ways to become a responsible tourist

Responsible tourism is all about making better places to live, and visit while letting nature thrive. These days, the terms responsible tourism, sustainable tourism, eco-tourism take centre stage of any discourse regarding travelling and tourism, and for good reasons. There is raising awareness, globally, about the adverse impacts travel can have on the nature, environment, places and people — especially through contributing to climate change, pollution, unsustainable pressure on wildlife and habitats, harming local economies, or even distortion of local customs, cultures and heritage.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Climate change: Govts’ inaction ‘dangerous’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday warned of a “dangerous disconnect” between what scientists and citizens are demanding to curb climate change, and what governments are actually doing about it.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

How world’s hottest city harshest on mothers

Heavily pregnant Sonari toils under the burning sun in fields dotted with bright yellow melons in Jacobabad, which last month became the hottest city on Earth.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Extreme heat wave: 100m Americans asked to stay in

More than 100 million Americans are being warned to stay indoors -- if possible -- as high temperatures and humidity settle in over states stretching through parts of the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes and east to the Carolinas.

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

Celebrating 50 years of global environmental movement

Stockholm+50, a two-day international conference held last week, was aimed at reconnecting the different strands of the original environmental movement.