23h ago| Climate action

'Generate, allocate global funding for least developed countries facing natural disasters'

With a call to generate and allocate necessary global funding for least developed countries that are facing natural disasters to strengthen the culture of disaster preparedness and investing in...

1d ago| Environment

Chile could be home to world's oldest tree, study suggests

A lush green forest in southern Chile might be home to the world's oldest tree after a new study found that an ancient alerce tree known as "great grandfather" could be more than 5...

All rivers in Sylhet below danger level after 13 days

All rivers of the upper Meghna basin yesterday started flowing below the danger level at all points for the first time in 13 days in Sylhet and Sunamganj.

Floods in north: 1.5m children are at risk

Over 1.5 million children are at increased risk of waterborne diseases, drowning and malnutrition due to extensive flooding in north-eastern Bangladesh, said Unicef Bangladesh in a statement...

'Bangladesh remarkably successful in cyclone response'

Over the decade, Bangladesh has earned the name of a role model in disaster management despite being one of the most disaster-prone and climate-vulnerable countries.

Over 1.5mn children at risk of diseases, drowning, malnutrition due to flood in Bangladesh

Over 1.5 million children are at increased risk of waterborne diseases, drowning and malnutrition due to extensive flooding in north-eastern Bangladesh, said Unicef Bangladesh in a statement today.

2w ago| Wildlife

World Migratory Bird Day: The alarming decline of birds at Hakaluki

The number of migratory birds at Hakaluki Haor has been gradually decreasing over the last five years for a variety of reasons.

2w ago| Wildlife

Locals kill nilgai in Thakurgaon village

A nilgai was killed by locals at the Bharnia Mandalpara village in Thakurgaon’s Ranisankail upazila this (May 12, 2022) afternoon.

2w ago| Energy

Kailashtila starts supplying newly discovered gas into national grid

Newly found natural gas from the Kailastila field in Sylhet has started flowing into the national grid boosting the country's overall supply of the fuel, said officials today (May 9, 2022).

1w ago| Pollution

Environment pollution: 2.15 lakh lives lost in Bangladesh in 2019

Pollution caused over 2.15 lakh premature deaths in Bangladesh in 2019, according to a new global study.

1w ago| Pollution

Pollution claims 9m lives each year; Africa worst affected

Worsening outdoor air pollution and toxic lead poisoning have kept global deaths from environmental contamination at an estimated 9 million per year since 2015 – countering modest progress made in...

1w ago| Air pollution

314 illegal brick kilns shut down in 5 districts: DoE to HC

Some 314 illegal brick kilns out of total 411 in Dhaka and four other surrounding districts have been shut down since November last year to control the air pollution.