What is a mangrove forest?

The Sundarbans in Bangladesh and India is a mangrove forest. But many people don't know what a mangrove forest is. This article explains.…

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Bangladesh: Forest ministry rescues over 2,900 animals in drives in 2020

The government rescued 2,951 different species of wild animals throughout 2020 and released those to nature under its campaign to control wildlife crime in the country.

Besides, 46 criminals have been imprisoned and fined in different terms for their involvement in the trafficking of wild animals, informed Minister for Environment, Forests…

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Sundarbans: Let’s save our best friend

The Sundarbans plays a motherly role in protecting Bangladesh from natural disasters. The Sundarbans has become essential to our lives for a variety of reasons. The Sundarbans is the largest delta in the world and one of the longest saline wetlands and a very important ecosystem rich in biodiversity. Its…

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Closure of 154 factories near Sunderbans demanded

Bangladesh Paribesh Andolan on Sunday placed a 15-point demand for protecting the Sunderbans, which was facing threat of relegating to World Heritage Site in Danger by UNESCO for the development of power plants and factories near the largest mangrove forest of the world.

BAPA president and Sunderban Rakkhya Jatiya Committee chairman…

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Saving the Sunderbans

Poachers are always on the lookout to kill one of the world's fiercest animals -- the Royal Bengal Tiger and its prime target, the spotted deer (chital harin) --the finest among the antelope in the Sunderbans. But the coronavirus pandemic has reportedly offered extra opportunities for clandestine hunting of the…