Erroneous environmental and economic development measures in Halda valley have put the river and its rich biodiversity at stake.
The measures include faulty site selection to protect river banks, rubber dams to increase crop production and industrial effluent discharge.
The much-coveted ban, ensured twice every year, has hiked Bangladesh’s Hilsa produce to a whopping annual average of 387,211 tonnes,65% of the global Hilsa catch
In a bid to assist the industrial growth of the southwestern region, the government recently reclassified a number of industries as ‘Green’ which were previously categorized as ‘Red’
A deal to allow cruise ships to pass between India and Bangladesh in the world’s largest mangrove could open the way for deeper cooperation between the countries along shared rivers
Increased rainfall forecasts trigger landslide fears for Rohingya refugees in hillside camps