Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Biodiversity issue glossed over

Dhaka, Delhi signed 2 deals on Sundarbans, tiger; refrained from addressing rising salinity in Bangladesh rivers None of the two agreements signed between Bangladesh and India on conservation of the Sundarbans and Royal Bengal Tigers addresses the issue of increasing salinity that continues to affect the biodiversity of the mangrove forest on Bangladesh side. Salinity ... Read more

‘Technical committee creating pressure’

Former Bangladesh captain turned chief selector Akram Khan has voiced his concern over the so-called technical committee’s involvement in the selection procedure following the drama with the announcement of the national team for the upcoming Zimbabwe tour. Akram found no reason to share the views with the technical committee before the team

Tiger numbers could triple if large-scale landscapes protected: study

Asia’s tiger reserves could support more than 10,000 wild tigers – three times the current number – if they are managed as large-scale landscapes that allow for connectivity between core breeding sites, a new paper from some of the world’s leading conservation scientists finds. The study, co-authored by WWF scientists, is the first assessment of ... Read more

Villagers save tiger

A group of villagers in Bagerhat again saved the life of a tiger of Sundarbans on January 8, around one month after the same incident. On the day, a tiger suddenly came out of the mangrove forest and entered Uttar Rajapur village under its Sharankhola range and killed a cow