646 tonnes of plastic waste produced in Dhaka every day

Dhaka city produces 646 tonnes of plastic waste every single day, which is 468 tonnes more than 15 years back in the capital, World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh and Bhutan Mercy Tembon said at a programme yesterday. “In Dhaka city alone, plastic waste has gone up from 178 tonnes per day in 2005 to […]

Love Your Mother (Earth) This Mother’s Day with Organic Apparel from Rodale Institute & YES AND

Love Your Mother (Earth) This Mother’s Day with Organic Apparel from Rodale Institute & YES AND

Kutztown, PA, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As Mother’s Day approaches, organic farming nonprofit Rodale Institute encourages everyone to “love your Mother Earth” and grow more organic acres with their new t-shirt collaboration with YES AND Apparel and artist Hannah Eddy.   Rodale Institute’s newest certified organic cotton t-shirts, manufactured by YES AND, feature […]

OP-ED: A day for dance

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What makes April 29 so special  There are a number of reasons that make April 29 in Bangladesh a special day, bringing much joy but also considerable sadness. However, another year with physical distancing, sickness, hunger, and hopelessness, one wonders if anyone can dance, if anyone can be happy! International Dance Day April 29 is […]

Earth day climate summit: key takeaways

Dozens of world leaders met online for a two-day virtual summit that started Thursday on reducing climate change hosted by US President Joe Biden. Amid rising tensions among global powers, the leaders, however, seemed to agree on curbing greenhouse gas emissions, raising hope that climate goals set by Paris climate accord might be within our […]

Atiwa East Department of Agriculture organises climate smart agriculture field day

It introduces an intervention to effectively reduce the effect of climate change on agriculture

Business News of Sunday, 25 April 2021 Source: Samuel Baah, Contributor 2021-04-25 It introduces an intervention to effectively reduce the effect of climate change on agriculture Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is an integrated approach to managing landscapes—cropland, livestock, forests, and fisheries–that addresses the interlinked challenges of food security and climate change. In Ghana, the contribution of […]

Opinion: Agriculture’s commitment to Earth Day

Opinion: Agriculture’s commitment to Earth Day

As we observe Earth Day 2021 and look forward to a time in the not-so-distant future when we start to come together again after a very long year-plus apart, I want to take a moment to express my gratitude for everything that farmers and ranchers have done during this stressful period to further the causes of […]

World Earth Day: Making the world livable is now the big challenge

Poet Sukanta Bhattacharya said, “I will make this world habitable for child. This is my firm promise to the newborn.” Every year on April 22, World Earth Day is celebrated worldwide and the main goal of this day is to protect the environment and nature and make the earth habitable. Earth Day was first observed […]

International Mother Earth Day today

International Mother Earth Day today

International Mother Earth Day will be observed in Bangladesh and other countries today, with many people, wildlife and plant species facing threats to existence due to climate change and manmade disasters. One million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction, many within decades, as victims of climate change and other manmade disasters to […]

Earth Day 2021: Restore Our Earth

Md Touhidul Alam Khan | Published: April 20, 2021 20:54:42 | Updated: April 20, 2021 20:59:59 Every year on April 22, Earth Day, the world’s most prominent environmental movement, is observed in an effort to make people aware of the Earth’s natural environment. Founded by former US Senator Gaylord Nelson, Earth Day was first observed […]

Intuitive Growing Degree Day Tracking with Soiltech

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Soiltech Wireless launches its latest software innovation, Growing Degree Day (GDD) tracking, to its sensor and cloud platform. Building on the real-time soil and temperature tracking capabilities, the new function allows farmers to automate GDD calculations wirelessly. Growing Degree Day tracking facilitates crop health monitoring and enables optimal timing of chemical applications. “Soiltech’s intelligent GDD tracker […]