39m ago| Climate Change

Mexican methane leak rate 'alarming' for climate change, report says

Mexico's methane leak rate from oil and gas operations is twice as high as that of the world's top oil producer, the United States, a group of researchers found in a report due to be...

Low pressure over Bay turns into well-marked low; maritime ports asked to hoist signal 3

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal number 3 as a low pressure over the North Bay turned into a well-marked low.

6, including five siblings, dead in Cox’s Bazar landslides

Six people including five minor siblings were killed in landslides triggered by rains in Teknaf and Maheshkhali upazilas of Cox’s Bazar early today.

Low pressure over Bay turns into well-marked low; maritime ports asked to hoist signal 3

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal number 3 as a low pressure over the North Bay turned into a well-marked low.

6, including five siblings, dead in Cox’s Bazar landslides

Six people including five minor siblings were killed in landslides triggered by rains in Teknaf and Maheshkhali upazilas of Cox’s Bazar early today.

20h ago| Natural disaster

Jamuna erosion intensifies with receding water level

The Jamuna has become furious in Tangail with receding water level devouring several hundred of dwelling houses, roads, markets, weaving factories, poultry farms and different other structures as...

Greens condemn Unesco decision

The National Committee to Save the Sundarbans (NCSS) yesterday accused Unesco of failing to protect the outstanding universal value of the mangrove forest by endorsing an SEA (Strategic...

2d ago| Water resources

Running ramshod across the river

Flouting rules, a private company is constructing a road on the Teesta river bed in Lalmonirhat’s Kaliganj upazila, posing a risk of severe floods and river erosion upstream.

2d ago| Water resources

Bastuhara canal on deathbed

Once a 4km long waterbody flowing through Khulna city, today the Bastuhara canal is headed towards virtual extinction, thanks to years of indiscriminate garbage dumping and illegal occupation.

1d ago| Air pollution

Dhaka enjoyed healthy air after Eid-ul-Azha

Dhaka’s air saw significant fall in pollution level during the three days following Eid-ul-Azha.

1d ago| Water pollution

Fish worth Tk 15 lakh die in Moulvibazar pond

Fish worth around Tk 15 lakh have died due to dumping of waste of a cattle haat into ‘Sagardighi’ in Sreemangal Municipality of Moulvibazar. The dead fish mostly rohu and pangas weighing 2-4 kg...

4d ago| Water pollution

Pollution from animal waste: Fish worth Tk 15 lakh die in Moulvibazar pond

Fish were dying in a pond as waste of sacrificial animals from a nearby cattle market polluted the water in Moulvibazar’s Sreemangal upazila.