Mangrove forest

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

Mangrove forests: Nature's frontier between life and loss

In the present era of climate change, mangrove ecosystems have been silently acting as our climate guardian

March 3, 2022
March 3, 2022

Mapping the mangrove forest

Only a few people have both knowledge of and love for the Sundarbans.

May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019

Legalising the ILLEGAL

A mangrove forest at Sitakunda upazila in Chattogram was leased to a private company last year to build a ship-breaking yard, violating a Supreme Court directive, existing laws and the national forest policy.

May 20, 2018
May 20, 2018

Sundarbans: Cancel all industrial units

National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports has reiterated its demand for cancelling all kinds of industrial

August 2, 2017
August 2, 2017

Sundarbans tiger gets more space to roam free

Bangladesh has more than doubled the size of the wildlife sanctuary in the world's largest mangrove forest to try to protect

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

Heritage Site Sundarbans: Unesco decisions could end debate

The debate on what was actually decided regarding the conservation of the Sundarbans at the 41st session of the World Heritage

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Fire for fish

Abrupt rusty patches here and there in the otherwise green forest look like fatal wounds from the sky.

April 3, 2016
April 3, 2016

Unesco report may not be accurate

The National Committee to Protect Sundarbans doubts whether the Unesco team would be able to prepare an accurate report on its recent visit to the world’s largest mangrove forest.

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

Activists doubt Unesco’s upcoming Sundarbans report

The National Committee to Protect Sundarbans expresses doubt over the report on the Sundarbans that the Unesco is about to prepare based on their recent visit to the largest mangrove forest.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

Unesco team visits Sundarbans to assess power plant impact

A high-profile Unesco delegation visits the Sundarbans to assess the possible impacts of the proposed coal-based Rampal power plant and vessel plying through the mangrove forest.