With the southeastern parts of Bangladesh experiencing a number of mild to moderate tremors since July 27, it is feared that a major earthquake is set to rock the region in the near future

According to records, Bangladesh s forest cover has shrunk to a meagre six per cent from 20 per cent in 1927. The southern mangroves are perhaps the only considerable patches of natural forest left in the country. Who is to blame for this?

Natural disasters wreaking widespread havoc

Bangladesh's capital Dhaka is facing an acute transport crisis. With its 12,000 two-stroke autorickshaws and tempos being sent off the road, there are no vehicles to replace the banned fleet.

Bangladesh's environment minister Shahjahan Siraj feels that the Farakka barrage in India is obstructing the normal flow of sweet water into the Sunderbans, thereby increasing salinity and

Bangladesh has banned tree-felling in its Sundarbans mangrove

dolphins in Brahmaputra river are dying. A recent census conducted in the Guwahati-Bangladesh region has found that the dolphin ( Platanista gangetica) population in the Brahmaputra river system

To assess the gas reserve potential and tap alternative usage of natural gas, the Bangladesh government has formed two committees. The first committee will ascertain the recoverable reserves of gas

The Bangladesh government sends thin plastic bags packing, but has Dhaka seen the last of them? Pinaki Roy on the ban s efficacy

WHO s acceptance of wrong information has resulted in the death of numerous children