Business of vegetable, fruit vendors continues to struggle amid COVID

Business of vegetable, fruit vendors continues to struggle amid COVID

New Delhi, June 17(ANI): Vegetable and Fruit Trade affected in wholesale markets in Delhi due to COVID-19. Vegetable vendors at Gazipur Sabzi Mandi said that lesser footfall of customers at the market is affecting their business. A vendor said, “situation is bad, there is no work. Customers are not coming to the market. Prices keep […]

Lychee season in full swing in Bangladesh

Photo shows lychees for sale at a stall in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 16, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

Lychee season is now in full swing in Bangladesh with a variety of the delicious tropical fruit flooding capital Dhaka to make summer sweeter. Photo shows lychees for sale at a stall in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 16, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)   Photo shows lychees for sale at a stall in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 16, […]

Asia Album: Lychee season in full swing in Bangladesh

Asia Album: Lychee season in full swing in Bangladesh

© Provided by Xinhua DHAKA, June 17 (Xinhua) — Lychee season is now in full swing in Bangladesh with a variety of the delicious tropical fruit flooding capital Dhaka to make summer sweeter. © Provided by Xinhua © Provided by Xinhua © Provided by Xinhua © Provided by Xinhua © Provided by Xinhua © Provided […]

Tangail Sal forest dying a slow, preventable death

The Sal forest in Tangail has been shrinking at a speedy rate over the years, and there seems to be no way to prevent this tragedy under the present circumstances. While locals and Forest Department officials exchange the blame for the senseless tree-felling and land grabbing, almost two-thirds of this major forest has already been […]

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Forest Fire Smoke Driving Increased Health Risks from Air Pollution Worldwide - Report

The Limits of Livability – The emerging threat of smoke impacts on health from forest fires and climate change. Credit: Global Climate and Health Alliance Bigger, more frequent forest and bush fires are having increased and not yet well-studied health impacts on people—including through longer and more frequent exposure to fire smoke by larger populations […]

COVID-19, public ignorance and democratic decline chipping away at conservation

COVID-19, public ignorance and democratic decline: three forces chipping away at Indonesia's poor environmental conservation

Deforestation in a village called Salena in Palu, Central Sulawesi, during the pandemic. Credit: ANTARAFOTO/Basri Marzuki/hp., CC BY Studies examining how the pandemic has affected the environment around the globe have produced mixed results. Among some good news, for instance, lockdown measures worldwide have resulted in reduced greenhouse gas emissions and better air quality. On […]

Sundarbans to expand as govt focuses on preserving biodiversity, says Hasina

Sundarbans to expand as govt focuses on preserving biodiversity, says Hasina

According to a camera trap survey, the tiger population in the forest also increased to 114 from 106 between 2015 and 2018, she told parliament on Wednesday. Highlighting the government’s initiative to expand the forest area by creating artificial mangroves, Hasina said, “We focus on not damaging the Sundarbans and its biodiversity when taking any […]

PM Hasina: Size of Sundarbans, number of tigers increasing

File photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) from Ganabhaban through a videoconference on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Focus Bangla Government has taken many initiatives, including increasing the manpower, to protect the forest, says the premier The size of the Sundarbans is expanding and […]

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Tangail Sal Forest: Two-thirds gone as greed at play

The Sal Forest in Tangail is shrinking fast as mindless grabbing and tree felling continue, threatening the existence of this natural treasure and pushing its flora and fauna towards extinction. While foresters and locals keep playing the blame game for the destruction of a major forest, almost two-thirds or around 80,000 acres of it has […]