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From bento boxes to individually wrapped bananas, plastic reigns rnsupreme in Japan. But amid global concern about single-use waste,

Toxic air tears apart families in Mongolia

In the world’s coldest capital, many

Environment damage behind 1 in 4 global deaths, disease: UN

A quarter of all premature deaths and diseases worldwide are due to man made pollution and environmental damage, the

UN official says gaming industry key to environmental conservation

The rapidly-growing gaming industry should be harnessed to increase

Air pollution deaths are double earlier estimates: study

Air pollution causes 790,000 premature deaths every year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide, doubling recent assessments, according to

Jatka conservation week starts from March 16

The National 'Jatka Conservation Week-2019' will be observed in the 36 Hilsa inhabited districts from

Plastic found in deepest ocean animals

Animals living in the deepest ocean trenches have been

FAO warns food supply threatened by declining biodiversity

The UN food agency on Friday warned about 

Climate change may destroy Sundarbans’ tigers in 50-yr: Study

A new study has warned that the Sundarbans’ famed

90 pc people in Dhaka victims of air pollution: Green activists

Green activists on Saturday voiced deep concern that around 90 percent dwellers in Dhaka

HC delivers landmark verdict, declares Turag as living being

In a historic verdict, the High Court on Wednesday declared the Turag River as

Recognise rivers as living being: Green activists

Mentioning that rivers are being killed through unplanned development, encroachment, pollution and climate change

Greenland ice melts faster than estimates: Study

Greenland has gone through an "unprecedented" period of mass ice loss within the last

Bangladesh at risk as Greenland ice melting faster: Scientists

Greenland is melting faster than scientists previously thought, with

Climate change becomes Italians’ 1st global concern, surpassing terrorism: poll

Climate change jumped on

Coca-Cola, Kewkradong clean up St Martin’s island’s coastline

Coca-Cola Bangladesh, along with Kewkradong Bangladesh, has recently successfully concluded the eighth edition of

ADB promotes climate-smart dev investments in Bangladesh

The government of Bangladesh, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and stakeholders at a dissemination forum

11 years after Sidr: Victims still recall the nightmare

Eleven years after the devastating Cyclone Sidr, the survivors of Sharankhola upazila, the worst

HC orders judicial probe into poaching of 22 Sundarbans deer

The High Court on Monday ordered a judicial probe into the poaching of 22

Climate Change: Oceans warming faster than anticipated

Researchers say that the world has seriously underestimated the amount of heat soaked up by our oceans over the past

Salt levels in BD coastal soils to grow with rising seas

The rising seas are likely to be inundating the coastal lands in Bangladesh by

Experts caution study on plastics in humans is premature

Scientists in Austria say they've detected tiny bits of

Sundarban wildlife gets extended sanctuary

The biodiversity boundary has been extended in the Sundarbans,

Govt focuses on keeping animal movement in Cox’s Bazar undisturbed

  The government wants to continue its efforts with other stakeholders to keep the movement of animals, especially elephants, undisturbed

Coca-Cola, Walmart to cut plastic pollution in oceans

Coca-Cola, Walmart and other big multinationals pledged on Thursday to help reduce plastic pollution

Europe to ban halogen lightbulbs on Sept 1

Halogen lightbulbs will be banned across Europe from Sept

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