No matter where I am in this city, the air is always heavy and thickly laced with pollutants that harm me in many ways.
Why did the authorities allow hotels, resorts and hatcheries without STPs to operate in Cox's Bazar?
Staying silent against environmental pollution is serving the interests of the elite who are making profits from pollution.
The fury came fast when makeup mogul Kylie Jenner posted a photograph last July of her and her boyfriend Travis Scott flanked by two private jets and captioned "you wanna take mine or yours?"
Although the coal consumption declined in Bangladesh last year, it is expected to increase sharply this year, the International Energy Agency said yesterday.
The government has taken an initiative to set up four new vehicle inspection centres (VICs) to control emissions.
Only two decades ago, people bathed in the Hyderabad canal in Tongi, Gazipur.
Imagine for a moment our city without cars, but with high-quality public transport, people zipping by on bicycles, others on foot.
Pollution caused over 2.15 lakh premature deaths in Bangladesh in 2019, according to a new global study.
Worsening outdoor air pollution and toxic lead poisoning have kept global deaths from environmental contamination at an estimated 9 million per year since 2015 – countering modest progress made in tackling pollution elsewhere, a team of scientists reported Tuesday.
Chattogram division is at high risk of being one of the world’s largest carbon catastrophes once all the fossil fuel power plants – planned to be constructed in the division – come into operation, according to a joint study.
Ward 53 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) covers most parts of East Jurain’s Muradpur area. According to the 2011 census, more than 27,000 people live in this ward which, according to them, has become probably the worst place to live in Dhaka.
There will be traffic jams even at upazila level if Awami League remains in power for another five-year term, LGRD Minister Md Tajul Islam told the parliament today.
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 SAVE US.
Bits of plastic is detected in the faeces of people in Europe, Russia and Japan, according to research claiming to show for the first time the widespread presence of plastics in the human food chain.
We do not need studies to tell us that indiscriminate, unplanned urbanisation, along with encroachment of land and water bodies, have polluted the air and water making our urban areas, unlivable.
Pollution claimed the lives of nine million people in 2015, one in every six deaths that year, according to a report published yesterday.
Pollution from illegal marijuana farms deep in California's national forests is far worse than previously thought, and has turned thousands of acres into waste dumps so toxic that simply touching plants has landed law enforcement officers in the hospital.