salt

Too much salt: Water desalination plants harm environment

Almost 16,000 desalination plants worldwide produce bigger-than-expected flows of highly salty waste water and toxic chemicals that are damaging the environment, a UN-backed study said on Monday.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

Middlemen eating into salt farmers’ profits

While salt production has been growing steadily over the years, the farmers in the coastal districts of Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar are apprehensive over whether their meagre profits would get any better.

January 28, 2019
January 28, 2019

Too much salt: Water desalination plants harm environment

Almost 16,000 desalination plants worldwide produce bigger-than-expected flows of highly salty waste water and toxic chemicals that are damaging the environment, a UN-backed study said on Monday.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Good days for salt farmers

Several thousand salt producers are happy seeing profits for the first time in three years after the government took up a policy