Opinion: Nature recovery is not a threat to food production – Farmers Weekly

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As ever, the Oxford Farming Conference grabbed the New Year farming headlines. Defra secretary George Eustice announced the next steps for Environmental Land Management (ELM), which has resulted in headlines of “300,000ha to be taken out of food production” and “rewilded” – not that he used these words at all. We need to see past […]

Investing in nature pays off as vineyard goes carbon positive

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A West Australian vineyard is one of the first in the state to become carbon positive and they say it makes the wine taste even better. Key points: Oranje Tractor vineyard in Albany is among the first carbon-positive agricultural businesses in WA The farm sequesters six times more CO2 and CO2 equivalents than the vineyard emits It’s […]

Best Camping Sites in Bangladesh to Reconnect with Nature

Best Camping Sites in Bangladesh to Reconnect with Nature

Outdoor camping is a great retreat for the nature lovers who want to add some thrills and adventure to their lives. Camping experience provides a true escape from the mundane city life. Spending time in nature is often termed as the best way to experience and feel the surrounding natural beauties. Bangladesh has a lot […]

Changing nature of winter

Russia keen to cooperate with Bangladesh in various fields

OPINION Shihab Sarkar | Published: December 25, 2021 21:00:31 The arrival of winter in the first week of the Bangla month of Poush, its stay throughout Magh and taking leave before the advent of Falgoon was once a common seasonal feature in greater Dhaka. In years, the cold season would seem unwilling to leave. As […]

On-Farm Experimentation to transform global agriculture – Nature Food

1. Whitfield, S., Challinor, A. J. & Rees, R. M. Frontiers in climate smart food systems: outlining the research space. Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 2, https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2018.00002 (2018). 2. Scoones, I. & Thompson, J. (eds) Farmer First Revisited: Innovation for Agricultural Research and Development 1st edn (Practical Action Publishing, 2009). 3. Stone, G. D. Towards a […]

Winter of pain, winter of joy in Bangladesh

Winter of pain, winter of joy in Bangladesh

The winter in Bangladesh, as in many other Asian countries, has become erratic.  When people in the country’s northern region seek an escape from cold, those who live in Dhaka are in pursuit of an enchanting winter. On Monday, the lowest temperature was 14 degrees Celsius in Dhaka at night and 24 degrees Celsius at […]

How crucial is nature for our prosperity?

The Government of Bangladesh has recently drafted the Mujib Climate Prosperity Plan Decade 2030. In the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), held in Glasgow, Scotland in November this year, Bangladesh showcased this draft plan, which is now available on its website (www.mujibplan.com) for public comments. For four reasons, I think this plan is […]

OP-ED: Have we forgotten Mother Nature?


We need to stop damaging the environment around us Climate change is real, and the sooner we address it the better. Climate change refers to both global warming and abrupt shifts in weather patterns. Bangladesh is a riverine country and situated in the delta of Padma and Jamuna. Except for the hilly areas in Chittagong […]

To address climate change, look to nature first

Thomas Panella and Silvia Cardascia | Published: August 26, 2021 22:09:11 An integrated nature-based approach that uses biodiversity and ecosystem services will help people adapt to the adverse effects of climate change. Human-induced climate change is progressively threatening people. It is also threatening the natural environment and the benefits and services it yields, including nature’s […]

People can be rehabilitated, nature cannot

People can be rehabilitated, nature cannot

Sultana Kamal says criticising safari park project in Moulvibazar Our Correspondent, Moulvibazar Wed Aug 25, 2021 12:00 AM If there’s a safari park inside the forest, the character of the evergreen forest will change. The animals and birds that live there will face habitat loss. “> If there’s a safari park inside the forest, the […]