Waterkeepers Bangladesh safeguards water bodies and ecosystems entailing water sources on which all life depends

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Human chain to protect Khowai River

A human chain was organized jointly by Khowai River Waterkeeper and Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (BAPA), Habiganj Branch demanding for eviction of illegal occupancy, the excavation of river Khowai and repairing ... read more

Celebrating World Environment Day 2018

To protect the Pashur river and the Sundarbans from the adverse effect of coal pollution and reckless industrialization BAPA, Waterkeepers Bangladesh and Pashur River Waterkeeper jointly organized human chain, ... read more

Monitoring and Evaluation meeting in Dhaka together with the activists from Patuakhali, Cox’s Bazar and Bagerhat

A review meeting was held among the activists from Mongla, Kalapara and Moheskhali on 19 May 2018 in Dhaka. The consultation meeting was presided over by Dr. Mohd. Abdul Matin while Sharif Jamil, joint ... read more

Press conference on ”Protest of the destructive activities in and around the Sundarbans by the government and to protect it”

Before all the factories around the Sundarbans, including the Rampal power plant fully functional the loss of the Sundarbans has started. Not only the plants and animals are destroyed in the forest, the food ... read more

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Public Comments

I really liked the line ”Waterkeepers Bangladesh safeguards water bodies and ecosystems entailing water sources on which all life depends”. It is quite true that our lives depend on water, safe water actually. Unfortunately our water bodies are in great threat because of pollution, unplanned industrialization, illegal land grabbing. It is badly needed, some one should talk on behalf of the rivers.

---Farid Uddin

The rivers of Bangladesh need serious attention. Congratulations for taking the step. I wish all the best and look forward to seeing some good work.

---Samia Saif

I do appreciate the initiative by the organization. So far I know, the organization is now working for Buriganga, Surma and Khowai. But my opinion is that the organization should also consider other rivers like, Kopotakhkhya, Modhumati or Boral (I do not have any idea, may be they have plan). The unplanned establishments on the bank of these river are causing serious environmental hazards. The organization should consider other water bodies as well.

---Rezwan Parag

I have seen the boat of Buriganga River Keeper. This is a very good initiative by the organization. It will no doubt contribute increasing the awareness about the river.

 

 

---Md. Sajjad Latif