16h ago| Environment

Ministry okays feasibility study report of safari park in Moulvibazar

Despite protests from environmentalists, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change today approved the feasibility study report for setting up a safari park in Lathitila forest in...

19h ago| Climate Change

World ‘way off track’ in capping temperatures as greenhouse gases hit record: UN

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a record last year and the world is "way off track" on capping rising temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday, showing the task facing climate...

1d ago| Wildlife

Dolphin found dead at Halda River

A dolphin was found floating dead in the Halda River at Hathazari upazila of Chattogram today as the International Dolphin Day is being observed to conserve the endangered species.

North flooded, rivers swelling

Vast areas of the northern districts have been inundated due to flash floods caused by an onrush of water from the upstream.

Japanese volcano erupts, spews plumes of ash; people warned away

A volcano erupted in Japan on Wednesday, blasting ash several miles into the sky and prompting officials to warn against the threat of lava flows and falling rocks, but there were no immediate...

Teesta water crosses danger level in Lalmonirhat

Water flow of the Teesta river crossed the danger level at Daoni area in Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat district this morning near Teesta barrage -- inundating the riverside and homes in low...

1d ago| Wildlife

Elephants with no tusk: Poaching prompting evolution?

A hefty set of tusks is usually an advantage for elephants, allowing them to dig for water, strip bark for food and joust with other elephants. But during episodes of intense ivory poaching, those...

2d ago| Energy

JICA will support formulation of integrated energy and power master plan

Bangladesh is finally moving towards formulating an integrated energy and power sector master plan with a focus on the “3E+S” concept, after responding to the suggestions of energy experts, Japan...

2d ago| Energy

World's top oil exporter Saudi aims to reach zero-net emissions by 2060

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that the world's top oil exporter aims to reach zero-net emissions by 2060 and more than doubled its annual target to reduce carbon emissions...

2d ago| Air pollution

Air Quality Index: Dhaka world’s 2nd most polluted city

Dhaka was ranked second in the list of cities with the worst air quality. The city’s air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 159 around 9:15am yesterday, which is considered “unhealthy”.

6d ago| Pollution

Environment Pollution: Victims should be compensated

A parliamentary watchdog yesterday recommended giving compensation to victims of environment pollution from fines collected from polluters.

1w ago| Water pollution

As our rivers lie dying

Two major riverbanks on the capital’s outskirts remain at the mercy of illegal encroachers, and the only action the government has taken over the last decade is preparing lists of the grabbers, ...