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Sea-level rise claims five islands in Solomons: study

Five islands have disappeared in the Pacific's Solomon Islands due to rising sea levels and coastal erosion, according to an Australian study that could provide valuable insights for future...

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Tannery relocation by this year: Amu

Relocation process of all tanneries from the capital’s Hajaribagh to the designated tannery estate in Savar will be completed by this year, industries minister tells the parliament.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Sea-level rise claims five islands in Solomons: study

Five islands have disappeared in the Pacific's Solomon Islands due to rising sea levels and coastal erosion, according to an Australian study that could provide valuable insights for future...

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

32 wild birds, monkeys rescued in Tongi

The forest department with the help of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) rescue 30 wild birds and two Rhesus monkeys at a bird market at Tongi in Gazipur.

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

HC upholds forest gobbler Gani’s jail term

The High Court upholds a lower court verdict that jailed former chief conservator of forest (CCF) Osman Gani for 12 years for amassing wealth illegally and concealing information in his wealth...

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

'Dramatic retreat' seen in Greenland glacier

A major glacier in northeastern Greenland is rapidly crumbling into the Atlantic Ocean and experts warned on Thursday the breakup will likely raise global sea level by 18 inches (a half meter).

October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

Canadian firm opens facility to pull carbon from air

A company with global plans to pull carbon from thin air to make fuel, while tackling climate change, opened a pilot plant in this remote western Canadian community.