The Sundarbans

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Sundarbans reopens to tourists after 7 months

The Sundarbans, a Unesco World Heritage Site, reopened its door to tourists on Sunday after a seven-month closure because of the ongoing pandemic.

Amphan aftermath: damages in east Sundarbans worth Tk 1.67 crore

Cyclone Amphan causes damages worth Tk 1.67 crore in the eastern part of Sundarbans, under Bagerhat district, according to the Bangladesh Forest Department.

Plan underway to monitor Sundarbans with drones

The Forest Department has planned to monitor the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest and a Unesco world heritage site, with drones to check crimes like poaching of tigers and deer.

Forest dept team to visit Sundarbans river where coal ship sank

A team of forest department will visit Harbaria point of Passur river of the Sundarbans where a cargo vessel with 775 tonnes of coal capsized Saturday night.

Vessel with 775MT coal sinks in Sundarbans

A cargo vessel carrying 775 metric tonnes of coal capsizes in a channel of Pashur river in the Sundarbans.

3 ‘robbers’ killed in Sundarbans ‘gunfight’

Three alleged robbers are killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion in Sharankhola range of the Sundarbans under Bagerhat district.

HC asks govt to report on organ trade of tigers

The High Court directs the government to submit a report by September 1 on steps taken over allegations that organs of tigers killed in the Sundarbans are being smuggled to India.

‘Suspend plans for Rampal, Orion power plants in Sundarbans’

National Committee to Protect Sundarbans demands that a UN-led committee, comprising of scientists, be formed to protect the world's largest mangrove forest.

September 17, 2015
September 17, 2015

South Asian rights body calls for halt to Rampal plant

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional human rights group, calls for suspension of Rampal plant’s construction in the Sundarbans and urged for an impartial impact assessment.

August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015

Tiger poaching sparks Sundarbans ban plan

Bangladesh wildlife officials mull a ban on access to the Sundarbans after an alarming rise in poaching of tigers that live in the world's largest mangrove forest.