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  • cuba-landcrabs

    Watch these crabs make yearly journey from forest to sea

    Cuba's Bay of Pigs has been invaded again, this time not by US-backed anti-Castro forces, but by millions of red, yellow and black landcrabs.

  • The Sundarbans

    Coal vessel sinks near Sundarbans, all rescued

    Lighter vessel, carrying 1,000 tonnes of coal sinks west of Zulfikar Channel on the way in to Passur River – some 10 kilometres into the estuary of Bay. All 13 aboard the vessel have been rescued.

  • mangrove-forest-in-Vietnam

    Marsh man helps protect mangrove forest in Vietnam

    For nearly three decades, a 71-year-old man decided to live on a marsh islet to protect a mangrove forest in Vietnam.

  • Cops resist Sundarbans campaigners again

    Police fire teargas shells to foil the procession of Save Sundarbans activists, who were marching towards the Indian High Commission to hand an “open letter” to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to step back from constructing Rampal power plant.

  • 3rd forest fire in Sundarbans in 3 weeks

    A fire broke out in Chandpai range of the Sundarbans in Sharankhola upazila of Bagerhat. This is the third incident of forest fire in Chandpai range over the last three weeks.

  • Bamboos, Bangladesh Forest Research Institute, BFRI, Chittagong

    Chittagong garden hosts 32 types of bamboos

    Have you ever heard of ‘Kolshi/Ghoti Bash’ a bamboo that is shaped like a pitcher or ever seen ‘Lotha Bash’, a bamboo vine? If you have a doubt whether such bamboos really exist or you are being bamboozled, you should visit the unique bamboo garden of Chittagong city.

  • UN report: 'Decisive year' for world's forestry

    The world's forests face a "decisive year" as nations prepare to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals and gather for key climate talks, a UN report says.

  • Demand for rubber ‘threatens forest’

    The global demand for rubber tyres is threatening protected forests in Southeast Asia, according to a study.