Forest

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Cox’s Bazar forests in grave danger

The critical biodiversity areas in Cox’s Bazar -- Teknaf Wildlife Sanctuary, Himchhari National Park and Inani National Park -- face a grave risk of peril due to high level of human interventions...

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

Abandoned Japanese boy 'forgives father'

The father of a seven-year-old Japanese boy who was found alive after six nights alone in a dense forest says his son has forgiven him.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

No industry on farmland, forest: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government will not allow anyone to set up industries indiscriminately destroying farmlands and forests.

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

Nature Quest: Neelbanolata: eye-catching blue flower

I went to Madhupur in Tangail to see a garden of medical plants. The garden is located at Telki Bazar in the upazila. A road through the forest leads to this

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Social media goes green for Sundarbans

As the country gears up for a four-day-long long march from Dhaka to Khulna in protest of the Rampal power plant, netizens are advocating on social media by changing their profile picture to show...

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

Leopard beaten to death in Sherpur after injuring one

Villagers beat a leopard to death after it attacked the mayor of Sribordi municipality at Shait Kakra village in Sribordi upazila of Sherpur.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

Nature Quest: The beauty of wild Ranggan

I have been to Aronnok quite a few times. It's a farmhouse close to the Ordinance Factory in Gazipur. This is one of the best farmhouses that I have seen in Bangladesh. This is neither a large...

December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015

Events that shaped the year: Regional haze one of the worst in history

The transboundary haze crisis of 2015, which affected millions across Southeast Asia, will go down as one of the worst in recent history - surpassing the 1997 and 2013 crises.

November 9, 2015
November 9, 2015

Plan your day trip adventure

A routine day in the life of a Dhakaiite. As wonderful as this city of millions is, it can often become taxing to go on day upon day without any break. The tedium of the hectic city life can be...

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

UN report: 'Decisive year' for world's forestry

The world's forests face a "decisive year" as nations prepare to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals and gather for key climate talks, a UN report says.