20h ago| Environment

Celebrating the country’s rivers

A cultural show on the country’s rivers was held at Mymensingh Zila Shilpakala Academy auditorium on Sunday evening.

2d ago| Air pollution

Dhaka’s air again most polluted in the world, followed by Shenyang, Kolkata

Once again, Dhaka finds itself at the top of the list of cities with most polluted air this morning.

3d ago| Air pollution

Dhaka’s air 2nd most polluted today; Russia’s Krasnoyarsk tops AQI list

Dhaka ranked second in the list of cities with the worst air quality around the world this morning.

3w ago| Pollution

Air Quality Index: Dhaka 4th most polluted, Dubai tops list

Dhaka continues to gasp for fresh air as it ranks fourth most polluted city in the world.

New study finds plastic in 'clean' air

From Mount Everest to the Mariana Trench, microplastics are everywhere – even high in the Earth’s troposphere where wind speeds allow them to travel vast distances, a study showed Tuesday.

Plastic menace worsening

Bangladesh’s plastic consumption in urban areas tripled in the 15 years to 2020, found a World Bank study, in what can be viewed as a setback for the government’s efforts to beat plastic pollution.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Celebrating the country’s rivers

A cultural show on the country’s rivers was held at Mymensingh Zila Shilpakala Academy auditorium on Sunday evening.

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022

Dhaka’s air again most polluted in the world, followed by Shenyang, Kolkata

Once again, Dhaka finds itself at the top of the list of cities with most polluted air this morning.

January 22, 2022
January 22, 2022

Dhaka’s air 2nd most polluted today; Russia’s Krasnoyarsk tops AQI list

Dhaka ranked second in the list of cities with the worst air quality around the world this morning.

January 20, 2022
January 20, 2022

Dhaka's air 2nd most polluted today, Delhi tops AQI list

Dhaka's air rated as the world's second-most polluted this morning.

January 20, 2022
January 20, 2022

Dhaka’s air again worst in the world

Dhaka’s air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 269 at 10:11am yesterday, once again making the capital’s air the world’s most polluted.

January 19, 2022
January 19, 2022

Dhaka’s air unhealthiest yet again, Wuhan 2nd and Delhi 3rd in AQI

Dhaka’s air is once again the world’s most polluted.

January 19, 2022
January 19, 2022

Painting a river black

The level of pollutants in the Buriganga water samples taken from some dyeing factory effluent release points is much higher than standard levels, found a study.

January 16, 2022
January 16, 2022

Dhaka air still ‘unhealthy’

Dhaka’s air quality continues to be “unhealthy”.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Buriganga suffering, Dhaleshwari worse off

The water quality of the Buriganga continues to be poor even though it has been almost five years since the tanneries from the capital’s Hazaribagh area were relocated to an estate in Hemayetpur of...

January 9, 2022
January 9, 2022

1.8 million excess deaths attributable to urban air pollution in 2019

In a The Lancet Planetary Health journal study, researchers looked at PM2.5 (fine particulate matter with a diameter of 2.5 micrometres or less) - the leading environmental risk factor for disease....