In Chattogram, 3,000 water bodies perished in 10 years

Due to encroachment, soil filling, and pollution, many ponds and lakes in Chattogram city are disappearing.

Land grabbing, pollution pushing Bhairab to ruin?

Bhairab river, running through Khulna, has now lost its vitality because of severe pollution and blatant illegal land grabbing. Apparently, the accusation falls on authority’s inaction to stop the...

Sylhet City Corporation chopping down trees Indiscriminately

Sylhet City Corporation is cutting down trees indiscriminately in the name of development. However, no clearance was taken from the forest department as per the rules.

A Threat to Suhrawardy Udyan?

Suhrawardy Udyan and Ramna Park are considered the lungs of Dhaka. Plans are on to construct restaurants and other commercial structures at the over 400 year old green sanctuary, Suhrawardy Udyan.

November 30, 2021
November 30, 2021

In Chattogram, 3,000 water bodies perished in 10 years

Due to encroachment, soil filling, and pollution, many ponds and lakes in Chattogram city are disappearing.

November 17, 2021
November 17, 2021

Land grabbing, pollution pushing Bhairab to ruin?

Bhairab river, running through Khulna, has now lost its vitality because of severe pollution and blatant illegal land grabbing. Apparently, the accusation falls on authority’s inaction to stop the...

October 30, 2021
October 30, 2021

Sylhet City Corporation chopping down trees Indiscriminately

Sylhet City Corporation is cutting down trees indiscriminately in the name of development. However, no clearance was taken from the forest department as per the rules.

October 28, 2021
October 28, 2021

Dredging in Dhamrai's Bangshi river: Locals fear erosion

Locals fear they might lose their land to erosion following dredging in Bangshi river in Dhamrai.

October 25, 2021
October 25, 2021

Savar tanneries polluting Dhaleshwari

Over a hundred tanneries were relocated to Savar to save the Buriganga river and the environment of the capital. But now, it is the Dhaleshwari river in Savar which is being used to dump tannery...

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Dhaka: A city shrouded in toxic air

Bangladesh and its capital Dhaka have been consistently named in the top five when it comes to worst air pollution rankings since 2018. Extremely polluted air has been the cause of severe health...

September 29, 2021
September 29, 2021

Potted plants: No longer a breeding ground for mosquitoes?

Abdul Halim of Manikganj has studied science textbooks to devise a novel design for pots to grow plants, without them posing a risk of being breeding grounds for mosquito larvae.

September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021

Bangladeshis lose 5.4 years of their lives due to air pollution: Global study

Air pollution shortens the average Bangladeshi’s life expectancy by 5.4 years, said the latest edition of the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago's Air Quality Life Index (AQLI).

August 24, 2021
August 24, 2021

Dolphin carcasses keep washing ashore in Kuakata

In the last eight months, 12 dolphin carcasses washed ashore in Kuakata and Patuakhali.  Of them, five were found last August.

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Polythene islands in Karnaphuli river

What seems to be small islands in the Karnaphuli are actually mounds of polythene dumped from all over Chattogram city stacked in the river.