Jashore government employee must be held accountable for filling up a pond
The pathetic state of Atrai River shows how vulnerable our rivers are to greed and mismanagement
Authorities must prevent unplanned urbanisation from killing our cities
Saga of three rivers a reminder of how catastrophically mismanaged our rivers are
Our rivers are being attacked one after another. India's dams, river connectivity plans, and various projects undertaken within the country, encroachment and pollution are all taking our rivers closer to extinction.
State minister’s words must be followed by proper action
As if in vengeance we have been ferociously and relentlessly destroying our rivers in, what can only be termed as, a suicidal streak.
Government must take urgent steps to reduce plastic pollution
It is a tragic irony that riverine Bangladesh has become the land of dying rivers.
Ensuring accountability of government agencies in-charge of conserving rivers, empowering National River Conservation Commission (NRCC), enhancing the institutional capacity, and executing concerned laws with political commitment are some of the essential factors to save the country’s rivers, speakers in a roundtable discussion have said.
High Court has directed owners of seven factories for setting up separate effluent treatment plants (ETPs) in order to stop dumping their wastes into the Buriganga river and to save it from pollution.
A peaking power plant in Hathazari has been ordered to suspend operation after officials found that it had been polluting the Halda river.
Bangladesh is among the countries with the highest levels of antibiotic river pollution along with Kenya, Ghana, Pakistan and Nigeria, a study revealed yesterday.
The Alauddin Textile Mills, which had been polluting the Louhajang River in Tangail for long now, has been fined.
At a certain location, the Louhajang River occasionally changes its colour. Sometimes it turns red, sometimes yellow, and sometimes purple. But it is not out of some natural event. It is man-made.