Forest

Forest

Cyclone Remal: Animal death toll in Sundarbans rises to 100

The death toll of animals from the flooding in the Sundarbans has climbed to 100 after Cyclone Remal hit the world’s largest mangrove forest on Sunday

2w ago

'Dishonest' forest officials responsible for Sundarbans fire: speakers

Environmental activists at an event today said "dishonest" forest officials were responsible for the repeated fires in Sundarbans

1m ago

Rain douses Sundarbans fire

The Sundarbans fire has been completely doused, almost four days since it started..It started raining on the affected location from 5:30pm yesterday, Khulna Circle Forest Conservator Mihir Kumar Doe said this evening. .Besides, members of the Forest Department and Fire Service and C

1m ago

Forest Department to cut down 2,044 trees on Jashore roads

While Jashore has been suffering from intense heatwave over the last three weeks, the Forest Department has decided to cut down 2,044 trees on four roads of the district

1m ago

Environment minister inaugurates 2nd National Forest Inventory

Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Saber Hossain Chowdhury today inaugurated the second National Forest Inventory (NFI), aimed at developing effective forest management plans and ensuring the sustainable use of Bangladesh's forest resources

3m ago

Sundarbans Day: World's largest mangrove forest draws growing number of tourists

The Sundarbans, world's largest mangrove forest, draws nature enthusiasts from around the globe with its stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife

4m ago

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon falls to lowest since 2018

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon dropped by 22.3% in the 12 months through July, government data showed on Thursday, as President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made good on a pledge to rein in the destruction that happened under his predecessor Jair Bolsonaro

7m ago

Eminent citizens urge govt to not build safari park in Lathitila reserve forest

Eminent citizens wrote to the government yesterday demanding the cancellation of building a safari park in the Lathitila protected reserve forest

8m ago

Haringhata forest in peril

The Haringhata reserve forest in Barguna’s Patharghata upazila is facing a deforestation threat as locals are sneaking into the forest to cut down kewra trees illegally

8m ago

Trains to have 20kmph speed limit inside Lawachara

In the letter sent to the director general of Bangladesh Railway, the railway ministry asked for necessary measures to be taken to keep the speed limit of all trains running on this route below 20kmph to prevent the death of wildlife on the railway line on Lawachahra National Park and to ensure they can cross easily

1y ago

Amazon hydropower: Brazil's 'people of the river' pay the price

The waters of the Xingu River below the Belo Monte hydropower dam, in Brazil's Amazon, used to flood the river's forested islands during the rainy season, allowing fish to glide among the trees and gorge on fallen fruit.

1y ago

No safari park in Lathitila: Speakers say at Bapa roundtable

Speakers at a roundtable discussion in Sylhet today urged the government to step back from constructing a safari park at Lathitila forest in Moulvibazar district.

2y ago

SC upholds stay on land allotment for Cox’s Bazar civil service academy

The Supreme Court today upheld till further directive a High Court order that stayed the government decision to allocate 700 acres of land at Jhilonja forest in Cox’s Bazar to build a civil service academy.

2y ago

3 decimal area of Sundarbans burnt in fire; probe body formed

About three decimals of forest area was burnt in a fire that broke out in the patrol area under Dhansagar Station of Forest Department’s Chandpai Range in East Sundarbans Division.

3y ago

1,60,566 individuals, organisations grabbed 2.57 lakh acres of forest land

A total of 1,60,566 individuals and organisations have grabbed 2.57 lakh acres of forest land across the country.

3y ago

Cumilla MP threatens DoE official for action against hill-cutting

AKM Bahauddin Bahar, lawmaker of Cumilla-6 constituency, threatened an official of Department of Environment (DoE) with dire consequences after she inspected a hill-cutting project by Roads and Highways Department (RHD) and prepared a damage assessment report.

3y ago

‘Protect Sangu-Matamuhuri sanctuary, reserve forest’

Parbatya Chattogram Forest and Land Rights Protection Movement has called upon authorities concerned to take measures to protect the Sangu-Matamuhuri Sanctuary and the Reserve Natural Forest and take action against those destroying the forest.

3y ago

Fishing at Sundarbans banned from July 1

The forest department has decided to ban the netting of fishes from all rivers and canals in the Sundarbans for the next two months, starting July 1.

3y ago
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