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Protect vultures from extinction in S Asia: experts Protect vultures from extinction in S Asia: experts

It is high time to work together to save the nature cleaners from extinction as the use of Diclofenac and Ketoprofen


Carrying flammable substances inside Sundarbans banned Carrying flammable substances inside Sundarbans banned

Bangladesh has prohibited carrying any type of flammable substances inside the Sundarbans to prevent…


Bleaching hits world’s southernmost coral reef: scientists Bleaching hits world’s southernmost coral reef: scientists

The corals off Lord Howe Island — some 600 kilometres (370 miles) offshore from Sydney — were affected by elevated temperatures this summer


The scientist creating test tube penguins The scientist creating test tube penguins

African penguins numbers have dropped sharply over the past century.


Blue Planet: Producer defends sea turtle hatchling release Blue Planet: Producer defends sea turtle release

Green sea turtles had been rescued from their nest chamber and would have died if the scientists working on the island hadn't unearthed them for relea


Australia sees record temperatures for fourth month in a row
Australia sees record temperatures for fourth month in a row

BOM says the national mean temperature was 2.13 degrees centigrade (3.83 degrees Fahrenheit) above the long-term average for the month of March


Another Nilgai found in Naogaon Another Nilgai found in Naogaon

The nilgai will be kept under supervision of either custom or wildlife conservationists of the Bangladesh Forest Department’s division in Rajshahi


'Tragic showcase' of how climate change could affect world's poorest climate change could affect world's poorest

United Nations estimates that 4.2 billion people have been hit by weather-related disasters in the last two decades


Forest fire burns thousands of acres in New Jersey Pinelands Forest fire burns thousands of acres in New Jersey Pinelands

No homes or businesses are endangered and no injuries or mandatory evacuations have been reported and cause of the blaze is under investigation


Sudden hailstorm hits the capital Sudden hailstorm hits the capital

Year’s first ‘Kal boishakhi’ hits Dhaka on Sunday evening with extreme rain and hail storm


Alaska bakes under heat wave linked to climate change Alaska bakes under heat wave linked to climate change

Alaska residents accustomed to subzero temperatures are experiencing a heatwave of sorts that is shattering records


Climate change: Global impacts 'accelerating' – WMO Climate change impacts 'accelerating'

Their report comes in the same week as the International Energy Agency (IEA) reported a surge in CO2 in 2018


Indonesia foils Komodo dragon smuggling gang Indonesia foils Komodo dragon smuggling gang

Police in Indonesia have seized five Komodo dragons and other endangered animals that were being illegally sold on Facebook


2018 spike in energy demand spells climate trouble: IEA 2018 spike in energy demand spells climate trouble: IEA

A 2.3 percent jump in global energy demand last year outstripped the expansion of renewables and helped…


Last 2 pandas at San Diego Zoo to leave for China Last 2 pandas at San Diego Zoo to leave for China

The departure will mark the first time in more than two decades that the zoo will be without the black-and-white bamboo-eating bears


Huge fossil discovery made in China 's Hubei province Huge fossil discovery made in China

The fossils are estimated to be about 518 million years old, and are particularly unusual because the…


Bolsonaro says Brazil owes world nothing on environment Bolsonaro says Brazil owes world nothing on environment

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday said his country “does not owe the world anything” when it comes to the environment


Rare albino penguin makes debut at Polish zoo Rare albino penguin makes debut at Polish zoo

The all-white African black-foot penguin was born on 14 December, but zoo staff decided to keep its arrival secret


Many sharks closer to extinction than feared: Red List Many sharks closer to extinction than feared

Seventeen of 58 species evaluated were classified as facing extinction, the Shark Specialist Group of the IUC says


'Nature-based solutions to improve water management in GBM region' 'Nature-based solutions to improve water management in GBM region'

Speakers at a workshop have stressed the need for applying nature-based solutions to improve water management in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna basin


Giant sunfish washes up on beach in South Australia Giant sunfish washes up on beach in South Australia

Identified as an ocean sunfish by experts, the 1.8m (6ft)-long specimen was first spotted by a group of fishermen driving along the sand.


A tale of two Delhis: Deadly air exposes rich poor divide A tale of two Delhis: Deadly air exposes rich poor divide

Air pollution kills more than one million Indians every year, according to a study by Lancet Planetary Health


Not so fantastic: Can Japan end its love affair with plastic? Can Japan end its love affair with plastic?

In 2018, Japan take proposal to start tackling the issue, with the goal of reducing the country’s 9.4 m tonnes of plastic a year by 25 percent by 2030


Asia bracing for destruction by alien pest Asia bracing for destruction by alien pest

Fall armyworms, a longtime American pest, are munching their way around the globe, raising alarm now in Asia


Thai tycoon faces verdict in black leopard poaching case Thai tycoon faces verdict in black leopard poaching case

Construction magnate Premchai Karnasuta, one of Thailand’s wealthiest moguls, was arrested by rangers in a national park in February 2018


Plastic pollution threatens marine and wild life Plastic pollution threatens marine and wild life

Plastic waste can breakdown into tiny particles which are less visible but may still affect marine lives


Remote Cape with ‘world’s cleanest air’ offers smog respite Remote Cape with ‘world’s cleanest air’ offers smog respite

Looking out from his office atop the high sea cliffs, the nearest landmass to the west is Argentina, & there is nothing to the south except Antarctica


Bangladesh’s only female Nilgai dies at Ramsagar National Park Bangladesh’s only female Nilgai dies at Ramsagar National Park

On September 4, 2018, locals captured the female Nilgai from Ranisankail Upazila in Thakurgaon


World commits to reduce single-use plastics by 2030 World commits to reduce single-use plastics by 2030

The world laid the groundwork for a radical shift to a more sustainable future, where innovation will be harnessed to tackle environmental challenges


Tens of thousands pack Paris climate demo Tens of thousands pack Paris climate demo

The police estimated that around 29,000 people took part the peaceful demonstration — one of the biggest around the world on Friday


Dust pollution worsens Dust pollution worsens

Dhaka residents will have to live with increasing dust pollution as the authorities have apparently given a blind eye to pollution management


Environment damage behind 1 in 4 global deaths, disease: UN Environment damage behind 1 in 4 global deaths, disease: UN

It said that poor environmental conditions "cause approximately 25 per cent of global disease and mortality" -- around 9 million deaths in 2015 alone


Air pollution deaths are double earlier estimates: study Air pollution deaths are double earlier estimates: study

Air pollution causes 790,000 premature deaths every year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide, doubling recent assessments


 Dozens of Species moved north during marine heatwaves Dozens of Species moved north during marine heatwaves

Sea slugs, jellyfish and other marine life from toastier southern waters migrated into the Northern California region


Raw materials behind half of global emissions: UN Raw materials behind half of global emissions: UN

The report paints a grim picture of relentless demand for resources as the global population ticks towards eight billion people


Plastic in crosshairs at UN environment forum Plastic in crosshairs at UN environment forum

A landmark report due out this week is expected to ram home the warning of the threat to ecosystems from rampant plastic and chemical waste


Oyster farmers in alarm after norovirus found Oyster farmers in alarm after norovirus found

Norovirus, which causes diarrhea and vomiting, in parts of the Mali Ston bay, triggering shock and alarm among the breeders


Chimps varied ‘culture’ matters for conservation Chimps varied ‘culture’ matters for conservation

Some chimpanzee groups are stone-throwers. Some use rocks to crack open tree nuts to eat


Philippines survey shows 'shocking' plastic waste Philippines survey shows 'shocking' plastic waste

An audit in the Philippines has shown the country uses a "shocking" amount of single-use plastic, including nearly 60 billion sachets a year

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