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Heaven in Bangladesh.

Nilgiri, Bandarban ………Very Nice Place for visit

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Free world of carbon

Left to right, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Luxembourg's Crown Prince Guillaume, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Iceland President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria pose for photographs at the annual World Future Energy summit in Abu Dhabi yesterday.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon all to work together to achieve a carbon-free world.

“We all have to work together for carbon-free nations, following the path of Abu Dhabi, to achieve a carbon-free world,” she said.

The PM was addressing the inaugural session of the 4th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) at Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre.

“Our aim is to be finally free of green house gas in the near future. I know it will take time,” Hasina said. Continue reading

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Bollywood Megastar Shah Rukh Khan votes for Sundarbans

Please Vote for Sundarban & Bring it to No.1.

Shah Rukh Khan and other stars from the Indian and Bangladeshi show business world will perform at the Army Stadium in Dhaka on Friday, December 10, as part of a campaign to help the Sundarbans become one of the Official New7Wonders of Nature.

Khan will vote live on stage and he hopes that this will motivate people to follow his example and support the Sundarbans campaign. Continue reading


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Tiger conservation in Bangladesh

Importance and challenges

Tiger, symbol of the beast and beauty, is a threatened species worldwide. Recent estimate shows that tigers only occupy 7% of their historic Asian range and about 4000 are left in the wild (Dinerstein et al. 2007). Aside from this alarming tiger status worldwide, Bangladesh possesses a relatively good number of them, mostly concentrated in the Sundarbans. Joint India and Bangladesh tiger census-2004 (using pugmark counting) estimated that there are 419 (121 male and 298 female) tigers in Bangladesh Sundarbans. Continue reading

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Lonely hills, deadly hunters

Early morning clouds press in at Thindu, about six hours' boat ride from the last outpost inhabited by Bangalees at Thanchi. The hills and the jungle are the perfect habitat for wildlife. The clouds also signify thriving evergreen rainforest. As forests vanish, so will the cloud formation, left. Photo courtesy: Sanjida Jui A man proudly displays his kill at Thindu, right.

In the gathering darkness of the fast-falling evening in the valley, a man appears with a monkey in one hand and a strange gun in the other. As he climbs up the slope from the Sangu river and steps into the Tindu market square, people gather around him, appreciative of his prize. A single bullet had pierced the rhesus monkey’s chest and come out his neck. Blood still drips down its ruddy coat. The man displays the monkey for us to take snaps. Continue reading

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