Honey collector injured in tiger attack

2021/03/dhaka-tribune-770-x-90-1617033686951.gif

The injured Rabiul Islam, 20, from Gabura union of Shyamnagar upazila, was rescued alive by his companions, confirmed the Forest Department’s Burigoalini Station Officer Sultan Ahmed A honey collector (Moual) was injured in a tiger attack at the Satkhira range of the western Sundarbans. The injured Rabiul Islam, 20, from Gabura union of Shyamnagar upazila, […]

2 dead whales wash up on Cox’s Bazar shore in two days

2021/03/dhaka-tribune-770-x-90-1617033686951.gif

Two dead whales which is at least 50 feet long and 10 feet wide and assumably weighs three to four tons, have washed up on Himchhari Beach, Cox’s bazar coastline on Friday April 9, 2021 Dhaka Tribune Officials said the second, much longer whale washed up on Himchhari Beach at around 8.30am on Saturday, just […]

Another dead whale washes up on Cox’s Bazar beach

Published: April 10, 2021 18:41:11 A second dead whale has washed up on the Cox’s Bazar beach in a space of two days — a grim discovery that pulled in crowds of people. The whale found on Saturday was 50 feet long and around 10 feet wide at its belly, according to Sultan Al Nahiyan, […]

Department of Environment director general dies of Covid-19

2021/03/dhaka-tribune-770-x-90-1617033686951.gif

Rafique Ahammed, who held the rank of additional secretary, joined the Department of Environment as the director general on May 22, 2019 Dr AKM Rafique Ahammed, director general of Department of Environment (DoE), has died of Covid-19.  He breathed his last at 4:14am on Saturday while undergoing treatment at the Central Police Hospital in Dhaka’s […]

Bazas of the World | The Daily Star

In late 2019, while visiting Bandarban with friends, I saw a medium sized brown bird perched on a distant tree. It looked like a bird of prey. After looking through my binoculars for a few seconds, I saw a crest of upright feathers on its head. Instantly I knew it was a Baza, or “Baaj […]

Dead whale washes up on Cox’s Bazar beach

Dead whale washes up on Cox’s Bazar beach

Locals informed the Department of Forest and the Department of Environment on seeing the whale at Himchhari on Friday afternoon. “The whale has rotten red and smelt foul,” said Nur Nobi, one of them. It had a large wound in its lower part. The whale’s mouth has melted. There was no effort to recover the […]

Nepal battles worst forest fires in years

Published: April 09, 2021 16:51:31 | Updated: April 10, 2021 10:32:41 Nepal is battling its worst forest fires in years, officials said on Friday, with smoke wafting across its mountains and souring the air as it settles into the bowl that holds capital city Kathmandu, reports Reuters. Five people have died so far trying to […]

Nepal battles worst forest fires in years as air quality drops

2021/03/dhaka-tribune-770-x-90-1617033686951.gif

A man takes pictures from his phone during a forest fire in Makwanpur, outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal on April 8, 2021 Reuters 5 people have died so far trying to put out the fires that have been raging since January Nepal is battling its worst forest fires in years, officials said on Friday, with smoke […]

Fire at JU burns 10 acres of greenery

A fire incident on Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus severely burnt trees and plants on about 10 acres of reserve forest area yesterday.  At noon, the fire originated at the reserve forest area, adjacent to the university’s chemistry department building, said Jefrul Hassan Chowdhury, security officer of the university. For all latest news, follow The Daily […]