Bangladesh

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The Sundarbans, a vast forest in the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal, are considered one of the natural wonders of the world. Lying adjacent is...
In addition to the issue of high salinity in the groundwater, there is also a shortage of above-ground fresh water. After Cyclone Aila struck in 2009, Sabkhali Canal filled with silt. It still held...
On 5 June 2018, the Bangladesh National Committee of IUCN Members organised a symposium to celebrate World Environment Day at the National Press Club...
The progamme was attended by people from different environmental and civil organisations, IUCN Members, reporters, and the general public. Mr. Anisul Islam Mahmud, MP, Honourable Minister of the...
With almost 900 thousand people, the refugee settlement in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, is the largest in the world. Living a life full of uncertainties...
To mark this year’s World Environment Day with the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’, IUCN Bangladesh and UNHCR organised a plastic waste collection and disposal programme in the camp together with...
Project title: Assessing the risk of veterinary NSAIDs to Critically Endangered vultures in Bangladesh Location: Bangladesh, particularly two Vulture Safe Zones (VSZs)  Duration: June 2018 – May...
Project title: Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) Location: South Asia – Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka Southeast Asia – Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia...
This article, originally published by AFP, highlights how IUCN, UNCHR and volunteers are using life-sized elephant puppets made of colourful cloth to...
Kutupalong Camp, Bangladesh (AFP) - A trumpet fills the air as two "elephants" charge, scattering Rohingya refugee actors at a training session in a camp which cuts deep into Bangladeshi forest once...
On 1 February 2018, the Bangladesh National Committee of IUCN Members organised a symposium in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to celebrate World Wetlands Day...
In line with this year’s World Wetlands Day theme – “Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future” – the Dhaka event discussed the state of wetlands in Dhaka City and its future direction. Anisul Islam...
Teknaf Wildlife Sanctuary is crucial habitat for many species, but until recently, the forests of the peninsula and the mangroves along the bank of...
With support from Mangroves for the Future (MFF), the Community Development Centre (CODEC), a local NGO, has introduced the bhandhu chula – an improved variety of cookstove – to the villages of...
Cooperative governance of the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna Basins (GBM) region was strengthened through the recent launch of a Civil Society...
The development of the CSO vision represents a milestone for transboundary water governance in the region as it was the first time that CSOs joined forces and took the lead in developing a common...
To celebrate World Wetlands Day on February 2, IUCN, MFF, and USAID, in collaboration with ECOFISH, WorldFish and the “Climate Resilient Ecosystems...
Representatives from the local government and more than 400 community members participated in the activities, led by the Department of Fisheries, under the slogan of “Save our wetlands, ensure our...
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has joined up with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Bangladesh to reduce incidents...
Since the Rohingya refugee influx into Bangladesh started over six months ago, there have been at least 10 deaths resulting from human-elephant incidents in the main Kutupalong-Balukhali refugee...
Project title: Biodiversity Conflict Mitigation around the Refugee Camp of Cox’s Bazar District Location: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Project duration: January−December 2018 Project background: As of...

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