forest department

Chunati Wildlife Sanctuary: UP chairman’s men plundering it for yrs

For years, under the nose of the Forest Department and the local administration, a syndicate led by a local union parishad chairman has been razing hillocks and tearing down trees at Chunati Wildlife Sanctuary in Chattogram’s Lohagara upazila.

January 15, 2023
January 15, 2023

Stop the onslaught on Chunati Wildlife Sanctuary

Why has the Forest Department allowed it?

January 14, 2023
January 14, 2023

Chunati Wildlife Sanctuary: UP chairman’s men plundering it for yrs

For years, under the nose of the Forest Department and the local administration, a syndicate led by a local union parishad chairman has been razing hillocks and tearing down trees at Chunati Wildlife Sanctuary in Chattogram’s Lohagara upazila.

January 1, 2023
January 1, 2023

Tiger census: installation of cameras begins in Sundarbans

The Forest Department has started setting up a total of 1,330 cameras at 665 spots in the Sundarbans to count tigers, deer and pigs.

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

No Christmas for them

Lobbing Sumer (40) is the head of a six-member family at Doluchhara punjee in Moulvibazar’s Kulaura upazila. During the last 13 years serving as the Khasi punjee (indigenous village) chief, he had to manage the expenses of seven cases filed by the forest department against the members of their community.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Who wants a piece of forest?

Plans to build a prison on forestland show that the country is in environmental free-fall

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Nothing justifies destroying a forest

The move to build a prison on forestland is both illegal and impractical

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Back to Green: 4 lakh trees planted on 400 acres of recovered forestland

The forest department has reforested a total of 400 acres of protected forestland -- which was grabbed by locals in Kodolpur area of Chattogram’s Raozan upazila -- bringing a positive change for the region’s biodiversity.

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Elephant trapped in muddy swamp, rescued after 16 hours

An elephant calf which got trapped in a muddy swamp has been rescued by locals in collaboration with forest officials after 16 hours.

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Eid holiday of Sundarbans forest employees cancelled

Forest Department has cancelled the Eid holiday of its staff, including the officials and rangers, working in the Sundarbans.

May 18, 2020
May 18, 2020

Miscreants destroy 10,000 saplings of forest department at Moheskhali range

Miscreants destroy around 10,000 saplings belonging to the forest department at Moheskhali range of Coastal Forest Department.