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World’s biggest king penguin colony shrinks 90 percent World’s biggest king penguin colony shrinks 90 percent

But recent satellite images and photos taken from helicopters show the population has collapsed, with barely 200,000 remaining


Utmost use of land must amid changing climate: experts Utmost use of land must amid changing climate: experts

On the wake of climate change, experts have stressed on ensuring utmost use of cultivable as well as fallow lands to increase crop production


Simple ways to protect and conserve nature Simple ways to protect and conserve nature

A little effort goes a long way


Roman rooftops all abuzz for air pollution study Roman rooftops all abuzz for air pollution study

On the roof of a building in the heart of the capital that houses the Italian Federation of Beekeepers (FAI), 15 beehives are abuzz with activity


Number of tigers in Sundarbans to increase, hope experts Number of tigers in Sundarbans to increase, hope experts

According to the survey conducted through ‘camera trapping' in 2013-2015, the number of tigers in the Bangladesh part of the Sundarbans is 106


Untouched marine habitats could vanish within half a century Untouched marine habitats could vanish within half a century

Researchers analysing the impact of human activity on underwater ecosystems have mapped the dwindling zones considered pristine


Bangladesh witnesses longest luner eclipse Bangladesh witnesses longest luner eclipse

The longest lunar eclipse of the century started at 11:13 pm and ended at 5:30 am


World watches century's longest 'blood moon' World watches century's longest 'blood moon'

At least part of the eclipse is visible from Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, most of Asia and South America


UK heatwave: Thunderstorms dampen record heat predictions Storms dampen record heat predictions

More storms are expected from 14:00 BST, with a yellow weather warning issued for the east of England


Total lunar eclipse occurs today Total lunar eclipse occurs today

The eclipse will start at Bangladesh Standard Time (BST) 23 hours 13 minutes 06 seconds which will end at 05 hours 30 minutes 24 seconds BST


Researchers say colourful stripes of clownfish protect it from predators Researchers say colourful stripes of clownfish protect it from predators

Clownfish were named for their bright, flamboyant colouring but the function of the colour patterns had not been investigated before


UK temperature record could be broken this week UK temperature record could be broken this week

Highs of up to 37C are forecast in southern, eastern and central England, but the Met Office says the record of 38.5C could be beaten


Total lunar eclipse on Friday Total lunar eclipse on Friday

The eclipse will start at Bangladesh Standard Time (BST) 23 hours 13 minutes 06 seconds which will end at 05 hours 30 minutes 24 seconds BST on Friday


Major dam collapses kill more than 50,000 in 60 years Major dam collapses kill more than 50,000 in 60 years

Around 20,000 people are killed in Aug 1975 after the collapse of dams retaining the Banqiao and Shimantan reservoirs in the central province of Henan


Japan heatwave declared natural disaster Japan heatwave declared natural disaster

More than 22,000 people have been taken to hospital with heat stroke, nearly half of them elderly, officials say


In Mozambique, a joint fight against climate change and forest loss In Mozambique, a joint fight against climate change and forest loss

Some seven million hectares (17 million acres) of tropical forests go up in smoke every year worldwide, according to a UN estimate


De Beers moves 200 elephants from South Africa to Mozambique 200 elephants moved to Mozambique from South Africa

The elephant population at the private Venetia Limpopo Nature Reserve was too high, and risked causing extensive damage to the ecosystem


Study reveals human influence detected in changing seasons Study reveals human influence detected in changing seasons

Human-caused warming has significantly affected the seasonal temperature cycle


Drought, wildfires following heatwave in Europe Drought, wildfires following heatwave in Europe

Farmers across the region have warned that crop yields will be down while poor grass quality is affecting the quality of milk


Australia announces plans to save Barrier Reef Australia announces plans to save Barrier Reef

The reef, about the size of Japan or Italy, is reeling from two straight years of bleaching as sea temperatures rise because of climate change


3 tiger cubs born at Chittagong Zoo 3 tiger cubs born at Chittagong Zoo

Veterinary surgeon of the zoo, says the tigress - Pori -- gives birth to the triplets on Thursday afternoon and they are now in good condition


Environment pollution takes serious turn in Cumilla Environment pollution takes serious turn in Cumilla

Recently, this pollution has taken a serious turn creating grave and irreparable damage to the environment


4 rare horses brought back from Prague to Mongolia 4 rare horses brought back from Prague to Mongolia

Known as Przewalski's horses, the ancient species has narrowly avoided extinction thanks to breeding programmes at zoos worldwide


Massive diamond cache detected beneath Earth's surface Massive diamond cache detected beneath Earth's surface

More than a quadrillion tons of diamonds to be exact -- or one thousand times more than one trillion -- US researchers report


Expanding ‘dead zone’ in Arabian Sea raises climate change fears Expanding ‘dead zone’ in Arabian Sea raises climate change fears

Dead zones are areas of the sea where the lack of oxygen makes it difficult for fish to survive


National Tree Plantation Campaign begins today National Tree Plantation Campaign begins today

A total of 30 lakh saplings will be planted to pay tributes to 30 lakh martyrs of the country’s Liberation War


Bangladesh at high risk of climate change impact: report Bangladesh at high risk of climate change impact: report

Bangladesh is at high risk of climate change impact as a new report has shown that the country may face immediate risk from lack of access to cooling


Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat

The zoo acquired the alpacas in March from farms in Alabama and Mississippi.


Rising carbon dioxide levels pose threat to monarch butterflies Rising carbon dioxide levels pose threat to monarch butterflies

In recent years, monarch populations have been declining rapidly


Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

Researchers say the sudden collapse is "an event of unprecedented magnitude"



Endangered black rhinos die in Kenya reserve Endangered rhinos die during transport

Rhinos are often moved when their populations outgrow their surroundings


Latin America’s solar park turns Mexican desert green Latin America’s solar park turns Mexican desert green

It is the biggest solar project in the world outside China and India


Trash piles up in US as Beijing closes door to recycling Trash piles up in US as Beijing closes door to recycling

Beijing is no longer buying, claiming the recycled materials are "contaminated"


Climate change poised to transform marine, freshwater ecosystems Climate change poised to transform marine, freshwater ecosystems

Climate change will have altered the productivity of many of the planet’s marine and freshwater fisheries by 2050


Sanofi shuts down factory over toxic waste outcry Sanofi shuts down factory over toxic waste outcry

The Mourenx factory with around 50 employees has been at the heart of an environmental outcry since Sunday


Report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas
Report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas

Chinese authorities says the country successfully ended the industrial practice of using CFCs in 2007


Sundari disappearing fast in Sundarbans for salinity, diseases  Sundari disappearing fast in Sundarbans for salinity, diseases

In the last 30 years, 1.44 million cubic meter Sundari trees worth Tk 2,000 crore have been destroyed after being affected by ‘top-dying disease’


Macron rallies sovereign wealth funds against climate change Macron rallies sovereign wealth funds against climate change

The funds manage assets with a total value of $3 trillion and include that of Norway, the biggest in the world, valued alone at $1 trillion


Six sovereign wealth funds sign climate pledge Six sovereign wealth funds sign climate pledge

The heads of the funds, which together are worth more than $3 trillion, signed a charter to be unveiled Friday evening at the Elysee palace

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