Hundreds of Bangladeshis began a four-day march Thursday from the capital to the Sundarbans in a last-ditch protest against plans to build a coal-fired power plant near the World Heritage-listed fo

Hundreds of Bangladeshis began a four-day march on Thursday from the capital to the Sundarbans in a last-ditch protest against plans to build a coal-fired power plant near the World Heritage-listed

Fisheries constitute an important source of livelihoods for tens of thousands of poor people in the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh living near the UNESCO Heritage Sundarbans mangrove forest, and they supply a significant portion of protein for millions.

Scientists have found out that polluted air generated in industries in northern India travel over 2000 km to reach the hills of Darjeeling and islands of Sundarbans in West Bengal.

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.

Cr, Pb, Zn, Cd, Ni, Cu, Co and Fe content in the surface sediments was studied at three sites along a 20 km stretch on the Bidyadhari River (situated at the gateway to Indian Sundarban mangrove ecosystem) starting from the sewage outfall zone of the Kolkata metropolis (northern limit of Sundarban) during the dry (March) and wet (August) seasons in the year 2011.

Fostering local community tolerance for endangered carnivores, such as tigers (Panthera tigris), is a core component of many conservation strategies. Identification of antecedents of tolerance will facilitate the development of effective tolerance-building conservation action and secure local community support for, and involvement in, conservation initiatives.

A government minister asserted that the 1320-megawatt Rampal coal-fired power plant would be commissioned by 2019 although fierce critics on a site visit with him pleaded for halt to make credible

KOLKATA: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), eastern zone bench, on Monday, ordered state authorities to demolish a three-storey structure at Gadkhali in the Sundarbans by December 11 or serve a jai

MGNREGS Cell of North 24- Parganas in collaboration with Sunderbans affairs department has taken up mangrove plantation to prevent soil erosion and protect river banks in Sunderbans areas, which ha

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