A unit of Green Textile Limited of Bangladesh topped the list of eco-friendly factories in February this year.
In Sylhet's Hakaluki Haor, some poachers are killing migratory birds using traps and poison. The birds are then sold to various local markets.
One of the main attractions of the Kuakata beach used to be the lush greenery of Kewra, Gewa Kadai and Jhau trees. However, many of these trees in Gangamati Char and Kawar Char in Kuakata are being washed away by huge tidal waves. Not just trees, houses too are being washed away into the sea.
Bhairab river, running through Khulna, has now lost its vitality because of severe pollution and blatant illegal land grabbing. Apparently, the accusation falls on authority’s inaction to stop the locally powerful perpetrators.
Sylhet City Corporation is cutting down trees indiscriminately in the name of development. However, no clearance was taken from the forest department as per the rules.
In the last eight months, 12 dolphin carcasses washed ashore in Kuakata and Patuakhali. Of them, five were found last August.
Once upon a time, Louhajang River in Tangail used to bear large cargo boats and passenger launches. But now, owing to the construction of a sluice gate, siltation and lack of water have virtually turned it into a canal.
Wherever a snake is in danger, the Snake Rescue Team Bangladesh arrives to help.
Urbanisation has become unstoppable and nature's green is being overtaken by concrete jungles. As a result, animal habitats and bird sanctuaries are disappearing.
Evidence suggests Alexander the Great’s march of global conquest came to a halt when he heard the stories of a great nation east of the Ganges - Gangaridai - and its massive army of war elephants. Chittagong used to provide elephants and trainers to the British Empire, the Mughal Empire and even the Roman Empire.
Ala Imran was born in Belarus. She is an architect by profession. She came to Bangladesh in 1994 with her husband Ashik Imran. They started a family in Chattogram. Ala and Ashik established their architecture firm Fialka.
Due to encroachment, soil filling, and pollution, many ponds and lakes in Chattogram city are disappearing.
There have been 3 instances of fire in the Sundarbans recently, and in the last 19 years this number goes upto 22.
Suhrawardy Udyan and Ramna Park are considered the lungs of Dhaka. Plans are on to construct restaurants and other commercial structures at the over 400 year old green sanctuary, Suhrawardy Udyan.