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Dhaka Tuesday,  Dec 5, 2023


Those are all probable scenarios that could devastate societies by 2050 if swift and dramatic action isn’t taken to curb climate change, according to a think tank report backed by a former Australian military chief. The paper, by the Melbourne-based Breakthrough National Center for Climate Restoration, is not a scientific study, but an attempt to model future scenarios based on existing research. It paints a bleak future in which more... »
The number of Royal Bengal tigers in the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest, has increased marginally, with around 114 found in the Bangladeshi part in 2018, says a new survey. A survey by the Forest Department in 2015 said there were only 106 tigers in Bangladesh at the time. The survey, conducted using camera traps, found a tiger density of 2.17 for every 100 sq km of the Sundarbans.... »
Environmental activists dressed up as CO2 molecules stage a protest in Berlin. Carbon dioxide (CO2) was the big driver that ended the last Ice Age, scientists said on Wednesday in a study that undermines a key argument by global-warming sceptics Environmental activists dressed up as CO2 molecules stage a protest in Berlin. Carbon dioxide (CO2) was the big driver that ended the last Ice Age, scientists said on Wednesday in... »
The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower danger signal as the cyclonic storm “Fani” has weakened into a land deep depression, said a met office bulletin. It was lying over Pabna-Tangail-Mymensingh region and adjoining areas at 12 noon Saturday, it said. It is likely to move in a North-Northeasterly direction further. Under its influence, the sky remains overcast and rain/thunder showers with... »
Strong winds in Koyra, Khulna due to effects of cyclonic storm Fani on 3 May, 2019. Prothom Alo File PhotoAt least 16 people, including two children, were killed and dozens others injured on Friday and Saturday as cyclonic storm Fani has unleashed its weak force on Bangladesh, according to UNB. Fani which once turned into a very severe cyclonic storm entered Bangladesh’s southeaster part as a cyclone storm on Saturday... »
The severe cyclonic storm “Fani” over gangetic West Bengal and adjoining southwestern part of Bangladesh moved north and northeastwards further, weakening into a cyclonic storm and is located over Satkhira, Jashore and Khulna region and adjoining area at 6 am today, a met office release said. It is likely to move in a north-northeasterly direction further inland over Bangladesh, it said. Under the influence of the cyclonic storm, the sky... »
The authorities have moved over 1.2 million people to nearly 4,000 storm shelters in the coastal districts to avoid casualties menaced by cyclone Fani. Disaster Management and Relief Secretary Md Shah Kamal briefed the media about the progress of the evacuation on Friday evening. The 19 coastal districts have a population of about 18 million. The government earlier said it was planning to move up to 2.5 million people to... »
The severe cyclonic storm Fani is likely to hit Khulna and its adjoining south and southwestern parts of Bangladesh by Midnight. “The cyclonic storm already has crossed the Odisha coast of India and it is approaching towards the west Bengal and likely to hit Khulna and its adjoining area of Bangladesh,” said Shamsuddin Ahmed, director of Bangladesh Meteorological Department. The meteorologist said this while addressing a press briefing at Bangladesh... »
Maritime ports of Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist danger signal number seven and Chattogram Port has been asked to hoist danger signal number six as the very severe cyclonic storm “Fani” lies over the West-central Bay and adjoining area. Besides, the Cox’s Bazar port has been advised to keep hoisting local warning signal number four, said a special weather bulletin here. “The very severe cyclonic storm over the... »
Bangladesh has set a target to generate 10% of the country’s electricity from the renewable sources by 2021. As per BPDB statistics, Bangladesh Govt has a plan to generate around a total of 18838 MW electricity by 2021 from which 1883 MW from the renewable sources. Bangladesh Government is now prioritizing the Solar power projects as the renewable energy projects in the country. But till now, only IDCOL’s off grid... »