Honey collector injured in tiger attack

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The injured Rabiul Islam, 20, from Gabura union of Shyamnagar upazila, was rescued alive by his companions, confirmed the Forest Department’s Burigoalini Station Officer Sultan Ahmed A honey collector (Moual) was injured in a tiger attack at the Satkhira range of the western Sundarbans. The injured Rabiul Islam, 20, from Gabura union of Shyamnagar upazila, […]

Chattogram shops to shut at 6pm, Sundarbans off limits to tourists as COVID surges

Chattogram shops to shut at 6pm, Sundarbans off limits to tourists as COVID surges

The orders took effect on Friday after the government reported the highest number of 6,830 coronavirus cases in the daily count. Md Mominur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Chattogram district, said eateries will also remain closed after 6pm but pharmacies and kitchen markets may stay open. The authorities may announce more stringent measures on Saturday, he […]

Tourism suspended in Sundarbans till Apr 15

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Cox’s Bazar has also been closed for tourists until April 14 The Forest Department has banned tourists from entering the Sundarbans till April 15 to tackle the second wave of Covid-19. However, beekeepers and fishermen will be exempt from the ban. Forest Conservator of Khulna Zone Moinuddin Khan confirmed this news to UNB. He said […]

Tiger found dead in Sundarbans

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The tigress is 7ft-long and approximately 15 years old A female Royal Bengal Tiger has been found dead adjacent to the Sundarbans mangrove forest in Bagerhat. The endangered animal was recovered from the Bhola River char under the Sarankhola Range of the Sundarbans’ East Forest Department around 8pm on Friday. The tigress is 7ft-long and […]

Dolphin found dead in Bhola River shoal near Sundarbans

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The Forest Department recovers a dead dolphin from a shoal of the Bhola River near Sundarbans on Thursday, March 11, 2021 Dhaka Tribune After collecting various samples, the dolphin was buried in the forest under Sarankhola range The Forest Department has recovered a dead dolphin from a shoal of the Bhola River near Sundarbans on […]

Coal contamination poses threat to Sundarbans’ aquatic life

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A cargo vessel in the Pasur River adjacent to the Sundarbans near Mongla Port. The vessel had almost 700 tons of coal in its hull when it capsized on the night of February 27 Dhaka Tribune Sunken coals start releasing chemical compounds immediately, contaminating the water to the point that even after the cargo is […]

Strategic environmental assessment going on for conservation of Sundarbans: Environment minister

A strategic environmental assessment is being carried out for the south-western part of the country as part of the government’s commitment to conservation of the Sundarbans, Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin said.  The Strategic Environmental Assessment Report and the Strategic Environmental Management Plan will provide effective guidelines for the conservation of […]

Effective strategies adopted to protect Sundarbans: Environment Minister

Effective strategies adopted to protect Sundarbans: Environment Minister

A strategic environmental assessment is being carried out for the south-western part of the country as part of the government’s commitment to the conservation of the Sundarbans, Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin said. Also read:Tourist gatherings banned in Sundarbans The Strategic Environmental Assessment Report and the Strategic Environmental Management Plan will […]

Sundarbans: Let’s save our best friend

Sundarbans: Let

The Sundarbans plays a motherly role in protecting Bangladesh from natural disasters. The Sundarbans has become essential to our lives for a variety of reasons. The Sundarbans is the largest delta in the world and one of the longest saline wetlands and a very important ecosystem rich in biodiversity. Its area in Bangladesh is 6,017 sq […]

Sundarbans saw 31 fires in 19 years

Fire fighters along with the local people extinguishing fire in the Sundarbans on Monday afternoon Dhaka Tribune 90 acres of the mangrove forest burnt About 90 acres of forest land has been burnt in 31 fire incidents in the last 19 years in the Sundarbans, according to the Forest Department.  On Monday, a fire broke […]