Sundarbans

April 17, 2018
April 17, 2018

Vessels sinking: Sundarbans ecology braces for disaster

The repeated incidents of vessels capsizing while carrying coal and different chemicals in the Sundarbans water routes have put the flora and fauna of the world's largest mangrove forest at...

April 5, 2018
April 5, 2018

190 establishments within 10kms of Sundarbans: Report

A total of 190 industries and factories have been set up within 10 kilometres of the Sundarbans, says a report of the Department of Environment (DoE).

February 17, 2018
February 17, 2018

A Serene Beauty

To get to Sundarban Reserve Forest, one usually starts early in the morning from Khulna's Rupsha river by boat. As the day wears on,

February 14, 2018
February 14, 2018

Tiger census begins today

A survey in the Sundarbans begins today to know the number of tigers.

January 8, 2018
January 8, 2018

Sundarbans: A safe haven for poachers

The report by a news agency that the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest, is turning into a 'sanctuary for poachers' is indeed terrifying. The forest is supposed to be a...

December 9, 2017
December 9, 2017

Sundarbans’ forest staff getting risk allowance

Finally, the forest department employees who safeguard the world's largest mangrove forest, Sundarbans, have been brought under risk allowance. The financial benefit will be equivalent of the...

October 5, 2017
October 5, 2017

Sundarbans being deforested

Sundarbans, already at the heart of a raging controversy over the building of power plants is now being systematically deforested.

August 25, 2017
August 25, 2017

Don't allow factory near Sundarbans

The High Court yesterday directed the government not to approve any factory within 10 kilometres of the Sundarbans.

August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017

No industry in 10km of Sundarbans: HC

The High Court directs the government not to approve any industry within 10 kilometres in the Sundarbans area. The court also ordered the government to submit a list of the industries and factories...

August 20, 2017
August 20, 2017

Unplanned dev threatening Sundarbans localities

Rights activist Sultana Kamal yesterday alleged that lives of people, who live in and around the Sundarbans, are being jeopardised due