DoE fines 4 people Tk 6.90 lakh for cutting hills in Ctg

The Department of Environment (DoE) in Chattogram (Metro) fined four people Tk 6,90,000 for cutting hills in the port city. The fine was imposed after a hearing at DoE office at Khulsi area in Chattogram city, reports our correspondent. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. Mohammad Nurullah Nuri, director of […]

Bangladeshi farmer crosses over to India while cutting grass, returned

Bangladeshi farmer crosses over to India while cutting grass, returned

Apprehended Bangladeshi farmer returned to BGB The man had inadvertently crossed over to India on Tuesday at Ashirdah border outpost PTI, Kolkata, Aug 04 2021, 22:17 ist updated: Aug 04 2021, 22:21 ist A Bangladeshi farmer was apprehended by the Border Security Force (BSF) in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district for crossing over to India by […]

ED: Cutting down the methane

Matuail Landfill emits about four tons of methane gas into the atmosphere every single hour One of the major drivers of climate change in the world is methane, the impact of which is 80 times greater than that of carbon dioxide, and it is worrisome that Bangladesh has serious sources of methane emission across the […]

Stop tree cutting at Suhrawardy Udyan till May 20: HC

Stop tree cutting at Suhrawardy Udyan till May 20: HC

The High Court on Tuesday issued a verbal order to halt cutting trees at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan till May 20. Justice Mamunur Rahman and Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman’s virtual bench gave the order while hearing a contempt of court petition against Ministry of Liberation War Affairs and three government officials. The court directed Attorney General […]

Writ petition filed against tree cutting at Suhrawardy Udyan


‘In complete violation of the court order, many trees had already been cut down at Suhrawardy Udyan for establishing restaurants and to satisfy business interest,’ says lawyer Manzil Murshid A writ petition was filed at the High Court on Sunday to stop tree cutting at historical Suhrawardy Udyan in the pretext of beautification. On behalf […]

Climate Funding, Cutting Emissions: Dhaka very optimistic

Bangladesh has expressed optimism over the funding of climate actions and cutting carbon emission as global leaders at the Leaders Summit on Climate made political commitments to turn the tide on global warming. “We are very optimistic about mobilisation of $100 billion a year by the developed countries,” Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen told reporters […]