Bangla Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Environment

From drink bottles to tobacco sachets, UN study traces pla...

Municipal trash dumped at an open landfill in Thailand risks filling a nearby tributary of the Mekong river with plastic waste whenever...

65% of Bhutanese households without waste collection servi...

Even as half of the country’s solid waste generated every day comes from households, about 65 percent of the households do not ha...

A river runs through it

I have seen it on TV, read about it in newspapers, but never thought it would be this bad. I watched it from the deck of a launch, look...

Bangladesh top dumping ground for ships

Bangladesh has again become the top dumping ground for ships with bringing highest 236 vessels in 2019, according to a global coalition...

'Nobel for environment': India's Pavan Sukhdev wins Tyler...

Since 2008, Indian banker-turned-environmentalist Pavan Sukhdev has been warning the world about the kind of climate catastrophe curren...

Bangladesh on the frontline of climate crisis

Bangladesh is one of the world's most vulnerable nations to the impacts of climate change. Millions of people in its southern coastal...

The child who taught me what it means to hope

Not many photos have changed my life, but there is one that changed me as a person, hopefully for the better. April 25, 2015 is a day...