WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY | The Daily Star
  • Increase use of jute products

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday stressed the need for increasing the use of jute products and boycotting the plastic ones as plastic has become a great threat to the environment globally.

  • Beat Plastic Pollution

    In 2014, the United Nations Secretary General said: “There is no Plan B because we do not have a Planet B.” Since its inception in 1974, World Environment Day has grown to become a global platform for public outreach and it is now celebrated in more than 100 countries. The call to action for the World Environment Day 2018 is “Beat Plastic Pollution”. Plastic pollution is a pressing environmental concern that requires our collective action.

  • Transparency International Bangladesh TIB Report

    TIB for enforcing law to prevent plastic pollution

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) demands for stronger implementation of law to resist illegal production, marketing and usage of plastic to prevent environment pollution.

  • Govt takes anti-environmental projects to stay in power: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleges that the government has taken many anti-environmental projects just to stay in the office.

  • Solar smile for farmers

    Even two and a half years ago, worry over water for irrigation would cast a shadow on Uday's hope for a good harvest.

  • It's saving, nearly on all accounts

    It was around 10:45 on a sunny Saturday morning. Production was going on in full swing at Plummy Fashions Limited, a Narayanganj-based knitwear garment factory.

  • Same old story at Tangail Sal forest

    The traditional Sal forest in Tangail is disappearing fast due to non-stop felling of trees and encroachment of forestlands.

  • Ruin nature, ruin planet

    Prof Dwijen Sharma, an eminent naturalist, said it would not be possible to stop the conflict between nature and development as long as capitalism controls everything.

  • Protecting the environment

    We observed yet another World Environment Day, and perhaps it is time to seriously evaluate if our actions on the ground match our grand pledges, in summits and seminars, to protect the country from the threat of climate change and further environmental degradation.

  • Climbing the knowledge ladder

    After the Paris Agreement on climate change endorsed by every participating country last December at the 21st Conference of

  • One mill killing Karnaphuli

    With hills and trees on both sides, the view of the Karnaphuli from Rangunia upazila's Lichu Bagan Mason Ghat is breathtaking. But that's where the good things end.

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