15h ago| Climate crisis

"Rich nations can talk on climate but they don't act"

A country of fertile, densely populated deltas, low-lying Bangladesh is among the most vulnerable nations in the world to climate change.

2d ago| Climate crisis

Women bear the brunt of climate change

The effects of climate change increase the social and economic vulnerabilities of Bangladeshi women by directly impacting their access to food, water, and income, found a national assessment.

1 dead as 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico

A powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Mexico early Thursday, causing at least two deaths, damaging buildings and setting off landslides.

1w ago| Climate loss

Int’l Conference on Sustainable Fisheries Sept 16-18

The International Conference on Sustainable Fisheries-2022 is going to be held on September 16-18 at Sylhet Agricultural University.

Tidal surges flood low-lying areas in 5 districts

Low-lying areas in Bagerhat, Jhalakathi, Bhola, Satkhira and Khulna districts have been inundated due to tidal surges caused by the depression over Bay of Bengal.

1w ago| Climate crisis

“We don't want relief materials; we want a dam to prevent erosion”

Several hundred people, who were recently affected by erosion of the Dharla river, formed a human chain for an hour on the river bank in Phulbari upazila in Kurigram this (September 11, 2022) noon demanding a dam to prevent erosion.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

"Rich nations can talk on climate but they don't act"

A country of fertile, densely populated deltas, low-lying Bangladesh is among the most vulnerable nations in the world to climate change.

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022

Women bear the brunt of climate change

The effects of climate change increase the social and economic vulnerabilities of Bangladeshi women by directly impacting their access to food, water, and income, found a national assessment.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

1 dead as 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico

A powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Mexico early Thursday, causing at least two deaths, damaging buildings and setting off landslides.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

100 families at risk due to Padma erosion

Houses and croplands of over 100 families are at the risk of being devoured by a Padma river tributary due to erosion in Munshiganj Sadar upazila.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

Denmark first country to offer "loss and damage" climate funding to developing nations

Denmark on Tuesday pledged over $13 million (100 million Danish crowns) to support developing nations that have experienced losses caused by climate disruptions, becoming the first country to offer "loss and damage" compensation to the most climate-vulnerable areas.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

Over 300 people killed by floods in Nigeria this year

Floods in Nigeria have killed at least 300 people this year and the situation could worsen due to heavy rainfall and the effects of excess water from a dam in Cameroon that will affect 14 Nigerian states, the disaster management agency said.

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

2 killed in strong Mexico earthquake

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday on the anniversary of two devastating temblors, killing at least two people, damaging buildings, knocking out power and sending residents of Mexico City scrambling outside for safety.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

At least one killed, hundreds trapped as 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan

A strong earthquake struck southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, killing at least one person, bringing down a handful of buildings and tearing up roads -- but forecasters said the threat of a regional tsunami had passed.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Thousands in shelters as typhoon Nanmadol hits Japan; tsunami alert issued

Thousands of people took refuge in shelters in southwestern Japan on Sunday as powerful Typhoon Nanmadol churned towards the region, prompting authorities to urge over four million residents to evacuate.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

14 killed, 10 missing in Nepal landslide

A landslide triggered by heavy rains killed at least 14 people and injured seven in western Nepal, officials said on Saturday, as rescue workers searched the disaster site to try to find a further 10 missing people.