A death trap for wildlife

A death trap for wildlife

Uncovered electric line running through Lawachhara killing its endangered species Wed Jan 19, 2022 12:00 AM Last update on: Wed Jan 19, 2022 12:38 AM A connecting electric line runs right through the Lawachhara protected forest in Moulvibazar’s Kamalganj upazila. The power line packs 33 kilovolts, putting the forest’s wildlife in peril, as the animals […]

Bscic scraps plan of industrial park in Madhupur reserve forest

The Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (Bscic) has backtracked on its initiative to set up an industrial park spanning 214 acres of land inside Madhupur reserve forest in Tangail after it failed to secure a clearance certificate from the environment department. Confirming it, Md Rashedur Rahman, deputy general manager (Planning) of Bscic, told The […]

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 […]