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Stern measures to halt forest grabbing on

Stern measures to halt forest grabbing on

The government is determined to recover about 2.6 lakh acres of land belonging to the Bangladesh Forest Department (BFD) illegally grabbed by over 1.6 lakh people across the country.

According to officials concerned, the Standing Committee on the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Cli... Read More

Holistic Approach Required To Address Future Water Demand

Holistic Approach Required To Address Future Water Demand

The demand for water will go up by 50 per cent by 2050 and some 4.0 billion people in this world face water scarcity at least for a few months of a year. Saber Hossain Chowdhury, chairman of Bangladesh's parliamentary standing committee on Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Chan... Read More

Govt to file case against Al Jazeera: Foreign minister

Govt to file case against Al Jazeera: Foreign minister

The government is thinking of filing a case against Qatar-based news channel Al Jazeera for broadcasting 'false and concocted' report titled 'All the Prime Minister's Men', foreign minister Abdul Momen has said.

The minister made the remark after attending a function... Read More

Promote traditional solutions to combat climate change: speakers

Promote traditional solutions to combat climate change: speakers

As the effects of climate change are gradually becoming a reality, it is important to come to an agreement about water sharing and realise the significance of traditional innovations and solutions, speakers said at the concluding session of the 6th International Water Conference held on Friday.<... Read More

Call for development saving environment

Call for development saving environment

Rights activists and academics on Saturday called on the government to take development projects saving the environment.

They made the call at the first session of the three-day 4th International Conference on Bangladesh Environment, organised virtually by the Bangladesh Poribesh Andolo... Read More

ICBEN-4 kicks off putting spotlight on a liveable earth

ICBEN-4 kicks off putting spotlight on a liveable earth

The 4th international conference on Bangladesh's environment (ICBEN-4) began on Saturday with the motto to gear up the environment movement to ensure a liveable earth.

Over 40 renowned environmental and social activists will attend the three-day conference from some 11 countries acr... Read More

International conference on Bangladesh’s environment begins

International conference on Bangladesh’s environment begins

The 4th international conference on Bangladesh’s environment (ICBEN-4) has begun with the motto to strengthen the environment movement to ensure a liveable earth.

Over 40 renowned environmental and social activists from some 11 countries across the globe, including... Read More

Book launched to celebrate craftswomen building climate resilience

Book launched to celebrate craftswomen building climate resilience

With a view to celebrating female artisans who are susceptible to climate change but building resilience to climate change through their artistry, Brac launched a book on Thursday highlighting the stories of 14 craftswomen.

The book was unveiled by Saber Hossain Chowdhury MP, chairman o... Read More

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