UN members yesterday took their first steps in a marathon to negotiate a new global pact by 2015 that for the first time will place rich and poor under a common legal regime to tackle climate chang
Better care has cut the number of women dying in pregnancy and childbirth by nearly half in the past two decades, but there is still a death every two minutes, according to UN figures released yest
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The Department of Environment (DoE) fined a textile dyeing factory Tk 21 lakh in Savar yesterday on charge of releasing untreated chemical effluents into the river Dhaleswari.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia and Liberia's President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf will lead a global panel to set international targets on sustai
Australia will provide A$100.5 million dollars, equivalent to Tk 8.3 billion, as official development assistance to Bangladesh for the 2012-13 fiscal year.
Microsoft on Tuesday vowed it would be carbon neutral in the fiscal year starting July.
The government's plan to reduce electricity consumption by forcing building owners to install rooftop solar panels might not yield desired results as the initiative involves a number of flaws, an a
Aiming to ensure proper management of wetlands and protect biodiversity of the country's haor region, the government has formed a National Network of Ramsar Wetlands Management.
The Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday fined Hua Thai Ceramics Industry in Gazipur Tk 20 lakh for pollution due to its operation without effluent treatment plant.
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