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Dhaka Monday,  Jun 25, 2018


Washington DC / Cancun, Mexico, May 28, 2014 – Countries participating in the 46th Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in Cancun launched the new GEF2020 strategy and approved a $230 million work program that together with previous investments during 2010 -2014 will total $3.7 billion directed towards the protection of the global environment. These and other decisions taken by the Council provide the foundation for the next four... »
Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) and Bangladesh Poribesh Network (BEN) appeal to the Foreign Ministers of Bangladesh & India for resolve common environmental concerns between Bangladesh and India during the 25th June 2014 Meeting at Dhaka. The memorendam is bellow there. Respected Sirs, We learned from the press that honorable Foreign Minister of India is due to visit Bangladesh on tomorrow the 25th Ministers of the governments of the two countries... »
DHAKA, May 11, 2014: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the ministry of water resources to take flood control measures and river training keeping pace with nature. She asked them to allow the rivers to flow normally improving their navigability and be more careful about constructing barrages and sluice gates. \”We need measures to control flood, river training and irrigation for food production and fish culture, but it should not... »
CHITTAGONG, May 11 (BSS) After months of dry weather, the district and its adjoining areas experienced record rains since midnight last night as the monsoon set in. Torrential rains reached an extreme form up to this afternoon paralysing civic life and business activities badly. City residents were almost forced to stay inside the houses. Meteorology Department said they have recorded 54.2 mm rainfall during the last 24 hours ending 12... »
NETRAKONA, April 24, 2014 (BSS)- Two people were killed and two others injured in an attack by an elephant in Choklangura and Sadupara border village under Durgapur upazila of the district today. The victims were Taher Uddin, 70, of Choklangura village and Shibu Pandey, 40, of Sadupara village of the upazila. The injured persons Gita Rani, 55, and Abdur Rahim, 54, were admitted to Durgapur upazila health complex. The wild-elephant... »
BSS . Dhaka | 5 april 2014: South Asia A new study by US and Indian scientists say desert dust originating in West Asia increases or reduces the intensity of the South Asian monsoon. The article published in Nature Geoscience, this week, tried to explain how aerosols — fine particles or liquid droplets in the air — influenced rainfall patterns in unanticipated ways, with minor changes in one location quickly... »
By Nicholas Cunningham: On March 28, the White House released a multi-pronged strategy to reduce methane emissions from a variety of sources, a step the administration says is an outgrowth of the President’s Climate Action Plan announced last year. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas, about 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide. The federal government will target four key areas of methane emissions – landfills, coal mines, agriculture, and... »
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — If the world doesn’t cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral “out of control,” the head of a United Nations scientific panel warned Monday. tAnd he’s not alone. The Obama White House says it is taking this new report as a call for action, with Secretary of State John Kerry saying “the costs of inaction are catastrophic.” Rajendra Pachauri,... »
Dubai, 4 March, 2014 – Countries such as Burkina Faso, Peru, Mauritius, Mongolia, and Senegal are set to boost their economies through a shift of investment and policies towards a new generation of assets that include clean technologies and resource efficient infrastructure, green skilled labour, well-functioning ecosystems, and good governance. Such a transformation, supported by the UN-led Partnership for Action on a Green Economy (PAGE), will pay significant dividends in... »
TODAY – Yokohama, Japan – Development and green groups warn of impending food crisis from climate change, based on new UN climate science report.   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN’s climate science panel, today released the second part of its five-yearly review into the state of climate science, this one with a focus on the impacts of climate change.   “The report finds that climate change... »