Bangladesh News

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Treatment plants are either non-existent or inefficient and underused, meaning Bangladesh’s garment industry continues to discharge highly polluting wastewater.
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Global disruption to gas supplies has led to electricity outages in Bangladesh this year, while progress on the Rooppur nuclear power plant has been plagued by construction delays.
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Excessive use of chemical fertilisers is causing soil health degradation in Bangladesh, putting the country’s food security at risk.
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Experts say it should be 'common sense' to account for the needs of wildlife when planning infrastructure, and recent projects are starting to incorporate canopy bridges and over- and underpasses to accommodate animal movement.
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Bangladesh Opinion

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Climate-driven migration and shrinking animal habitats increase the risk that viruses and bacteria will jump from animal hosts to humans–just as SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, likely did.
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As climate change hits farmers and those who depend on them, creating a smarter food system is now critical.
Maria Ressa, investigative journalist
Authoritarian governments have weaponised online tools and platforms to control journalists and stifle freedom of expression.
Women and climate action
The "shadow pandemic" of sexual and gender-based violence during the Covid-19 crisis shows that it will be up to women themselves to topple the structural hurdles that have left them vulnerable. Fortunately, the past two years have shown that this is possible, with many examples revealing how all of society benefits.
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Bangladesh Videos

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EB Studio What makes cooling such a hot topic when it comes to climate change? This year's #Innovate4Climate summit will look at the problem and potential of sustainable cooling.
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At the 2017 World Economic Forum, former US Vice President Al Gore criticised the development of coal-fueled power plants near the world’s largest mangrove forest while Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina defended the projects.
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Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a water purification plant that provides clean water far beyond …
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A group of women worldwide are taking action to improve their lives by helping address climate change issues, such as the '1 Million Women' movement in Australia. Watch this video.
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Bangladesh Podcasts

The billion-dollar Gardens by the Bay project is built on 101 hectares of land in Marina Bay, the heart of Singapore's Central Business District.
Climate change is causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate, and nowhere is more at risk than archipelagic Southeast Asia. Climate scientist Professor Benjamin Horton of the Earth Observatory of Singapore tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the risks of rising waters and what can be done to address the problem.
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