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  • New Marine Protected Area for Bangladesh

    When the Bangladesh Cetacean Diversity Project (BCDP) was established in July 2006 by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) its objectives included researching and monitoring populations ...

    November 5, 2014
  • Bangladesh Updates Conservation Red List

    The IUCN Bangladesh Country Office, together with the Bangladesh Forest Department and funded by the World Bank, is currently updating the Species Red List of Bangladesh to determine the ...

    October 22, 2014
  • Cultural Diversity at Ethnological Museum in Chittagong

    Located in the city of Chittagong, the Ethnological Museum chronicles the history of the ethnic groups of Bangladesh. The museum, which was established in 1965 and opened to the public in ...

    October 8, 2014
  • Tiger Conservation Conference in Dhaka

    At the second Global Tiger Stocktaking Conference held in Dhaka on 14-16 September 2014, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina called on all present to join hands to save tigers in the ...

    September 24, 2014
  • Organic Farming Uplifts Communities in Bangladesh

    With its head office based in Tokyo, Japan, and an affiliate office in Dhaka, Hunger Free World (HFW) is a non-profit organization running community-based projects in 23 villages in the ...

    September 10, 2014
  • Birds of Bangladesh: Drongos

    There are 26 recorded species of drongos found in different parts of the world, with Bangladesh being home to six of these – crow-billed drongo (Dicrurus annectans), bronzed drongo (Dicrurus ...

    August 27, 2014
  • EMK Center: Promoting Public Service and the Arts

    Located in the Dhaka suburb of Dhanmondi, the Edward M. Kennedy Center for Public Service and Arts is dedicated to inspiring, engaging and empowering citizens of all ages to uplift ...

    August 13, 2014
  • Solar Energy Empowers Rural Bangladesh

    A recent report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) revealed that in the past decade the number of solar energy systems in Bangladesh climbed from around 25,000 to 2.8 ...

    July 23, 2014
  • Kabadi: The National Game of Bangladesh

    As the National Game of Bangladesh, Kabadi is enjoyed by thousands of players, and even more spectators, around the country. Played by two competing teams, Kabadi is an outdoor activity ...

    July 9, 2014
  • Sericulture in Bangladesh

    While the textile industry produces an amazing array of artificial, natural and blended fabrics, many would agree that nothing beats the luxurious texture of pure silk, a product with a long ...

    June 25, 2014