Stop mangrove destruction in Cox’s Bazar: 12 high officials served with legal notice

Stop mangrove destruction in Cox’s Bazar: 12 high officials served with legal notice

Star Digital Report Sun Jan 16, 2022 11:06 PM Last update on: Mon Jan 17, 2022 01:08 AM This particular area in Cox’s Bazar’s Kosturighat, along the Bakkhali river, was already reeling from indiscriminate grabbing. After yesterday’s heinous incident, almost the entirety of the area has been taken over. Photo: Collected “> This particular area […]

Govt to create mangrove forest on 17,000 hectares of land

The government has taken a plan to create mangrove forests on 17,000 hectares of land during 2021-22 to 2023-24 fiscal, aiming to protect and preserve forestry and wildlife in coastal areas, according to an official document. Besides, an updated version of the Climate Fiscal Framework will be published in line with Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 […]

The untold stories of pirate-free Sundarbans

The untold stories of pirate-free Sundarbans

Sundarbans—the world’s largest mangrove forest situated mostly in the Southwest part of Bangladesh. The area is both strategically and economically important for Bangladesh. More than 1.5 million people directly or indirectly depend on the world heritage—most of them are fishermen, honey, and wood collector. The coastal people have to constantly fight natural disasters for their […]

Second fishing cat in 8 months captured on Chandpur farm

Second fishing cat in 8 months captured on Chandpur farm

A fishing cat (Mecho Bagh) was trapped and captured from a farm in Sadullapur union of Matlab Uttar Upazila on Thursday night.  Poultry Farmer Nazim Uddin Chowdhury of Jamalpur village captured the fishing cat by setting up a trap in his yard after it had allegedly hunted several chickens, said forest officer Md. Habibur Rahman […]

Massive mangrove forestry planned to protect wildlife and expand forest coverage

Massive mangrove forestry planned to protect wildlife and expand forest coverage

The government has taken a plan to create mangrove forestry in 17000 hectors of land during 2021-22 to 2023-24 fiscal aiming to protect and preserve forestry and wildlife, according to an official document. Besides, an updated version of Climate Fiscal Framework will be published in line with Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 and SDGs. Addressing climate […]

Massive mangrove forestry planned to protect wildlife, expand forest coverage

Massive mangrove forestry planned to protect wildlife, expand forest coverage

The government has taken a plan to create mangrove forestry in 17,000 hectares of land during 2021-22 to 2023-24 fiscal aiming to protect and preserve forestry and wildlife, according to an official document. Besides, an updated version of the Climate Fiscal Framework will be published in line with Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 and SDGs. Addressing […]

Bomb found at Delhi market

Indian bomb disposal experts cordoned off a busy flower market in the capital New Delhi yesterday after finding an improvised explosive device left in an abandoned bag, police said. Police commissioner Rakesh Asthana told the NDTV news channel the bag was left behind by a customer who visited a shop to buy flowers at the […]

Massive mangrove forestry planned to protect wildlife

UK extends visa scheme for seasonal farm workers

The government has taken a plan to create mangrove forestry in 17000 hectares of land during 2021-22 to 2023-24 fiscal aiming to protect and preserve forestry and wildlife, according to an official document. Besides, an updated version of Climate Fiscal Framework will be published in line with Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 and SDGs. Addressing climate […]

New project aims for more pest-resilient food options in Bangladesh and the Philippines

New project aims for more pest-resilient food options in Bangladesh and the Philippines

A new, Cornell-led project will accelerate the application of a proven biotechnology to enhance food and nutritional security in Bangladesh and the Philippines, while at the same time protecting the health of farmers and the environment. The Feed the Future Insect-Resistant Eggplant Partnership is funded by a five-year, $10 million grant from the U.S. Agency […]

IKEA buys land damaged by hurricane in Florida to plant forests

IKEA buys land damaged by hurricane in Florida to plant forests

Ingka Group will plant seedlings of mainly longleaf pine on the 1,321 hectares (3,264 acres) of land in Florida. “The new forests will support increased biodiversity, help ensure sustainable timber production from responsibly managed forests, and recover land damaged by Hurricane Michael in October 2018,” it said. Ingka Group has been investing in recent years […]