environment

February 7, 2020
February 7, 2020

Only PM's direct intervention can save the rivers of Bangladesh

Bangabandhu’s Sonar Bangla, people’s Sonar Bangla, history’s Sonar Bangla will be a barren Sonar Bangla with its rivers polluted, grabbed and encroached upon and rendered lifeless. SAVE THEM TO...

April 8, 2019
April 8, 2019

Tanzania to ban single-use plastics by July

Tanzania plans to ban the production, importation, sale and use of all single-use plastic bags by July, to help tackle pollution from non-biodegradable waste.

May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018

Volcanic activity pauses at Hawaii crater but more eruptions expected

Volcanic activity from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano pauses on Tuesday, authorities says, while warning that more outbreaks should be anticipated.

November 30, 2017
November 30, 2017

Glitter could be bad for environment

Scientists are saying glitter is dangerous for the environment, CNN reports.

June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017

What happens to our e-waste?

What do you do with the damaged battery or chargers of your cell phone? Where do you keep your fused bulbs and abandoned switches? What about obsolete computer accessories?

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

Dead Sea drying: A new low-point for Earth

The Dead Sea, the salty lake located at the lowest point on Earth, is gradually shrinking under the heat of the Middle Eastern sun. For those who live on its shores it's a slow-motion crisis -...

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Destroying Our Lifeline

One of Bangladesh's most significant natural resources is the Sundarbans-- the largest mangrove forest of the world comprising of 140,000 hectares of tidal forests.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

'Perfect storm' of El Niño and warming boosted Alberta fires

El Niño and ongoing climate change have both contributed to the devastating Alberta wildfires according to experts.

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

Fears over unauthorised Everest flights

Helicopter firms are carrying out unauthorised sightseeing flights over the upper reaches of Mount Everest, Nepalese officials say.

March 25, 2016
March 25, 2016

Thrilling find in Borneo - a rhino species long thought gone

For the first time in 40 years, a species of rhino has been seen in Kalimantan, the Indonesia part of Borneo.