Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Air pollution causes 20% of premature deaths in Bangladesh: WB

Air pollution is responsible for about 20 percent of the total premature deaths in Bangladesh, says a World Bank report. The report titled ‘Striving for Clean Air: Air Pollution and Public Health in South Asia’ mentions that air pollution is liked to 20 per cent or one in every five of total premature deaths in ... Read more

Ensure water, air quality

Speakers tell workshop Waterkeepers Bangladesh Consortium held its second data validation workshop, where it presented pollution data on noise, water and air, portraying a grim scenario for the three important components of human life. The workshop was held yesterday at the auditorium of Stamford University in the capital. Prof Ahmad Kamruzzaman Majumder of the university’s ... Read more

Air pollution takes 3 years off life in Bangladesh

Impact on life expectancy in Bangladesh worse than in India, Pakistan, Bhutan Mohammad Al-Masum Molla Air pollution cuts the average life expectancy of a person in Bangladesh by almost three years, said a global report. It is higher than in India, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Afghanistan. Nepal, with air pollution-linked life expectancy loss of 3.05 years, ... Read more