Almost 100 percent water used by the slum people in Dhaka faces faecal contamination, which causes various diarrhoeal diseases and consequently, malnutrition, mostly to children, says a new study.

The country's natural forests, habitats to wildlife and havens for many rare plants, are declining at an alarming rate for lack of effective conservation efforts, say experts.

The Supreme Court today cleared the way for Department of Environment to collect a fine of Tk 1.04 crore from 14 industries for polluting the Buriganga river in Shyampur area of Dhaka.

Back in 1967 when the country attained self-sufficiency in fish production, the haors of Sunamganj produced one lakh tonnes of fish a year.

The cabinet yesterday approved in principle the draft of “The Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (Bari) Act, 2016”' aiming to increase the capacity of the institute alongside streamlining i

The Lawachhara National Park in Moulvibazar faces further shrinkage as the Bangladesh Railway wants to cut down more than 25,000 trees to ensure safety of train passengers.

The High Court today ordered owners of 154 tanners based in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area to pay Tk 50,000 per day each in compensation for damaging the environment.

People of Gondamara in Banshkhali will support installation of a coal-based power plant there only if the plant does not harm the environment, said speakers at a view exchange meeting yesterday.

India's state-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd or BHEL has won a deal to build the much-debated Rampal coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh.

Trees are allegedly being felled in the forests in Bhaluka upazila of Mymensingh district and processed at sawmills located nearby.

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