Waterkeepers Bangaldesh observed the ‘International Day of Action for Rivers-2017’

Khowai River Waterkeeper : March 14, 2017 on the occasion of the ‘International Day of Action for Rivers’, Waterkeepers Bangaldesh, Khowai River Waterkeeper and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) jointly organized an event titled ‘Listen to the story of the rivers, photo exhibition and signature ... read more

Waterkeepers Bangladesh Observed the ‘International Day of Action for Rivers-2017’

Khowai River Waterkeeper: To observe the ‘International Day of Action for Rivers’, Khowai River Waterkeeper, and Waterkeepers Bangladesh organized a day long art competition on 10th March, 2017.  The event named ‘Let’s draw rivers with colors’ held at 10 am in the morning, at the premises of ... read more

Waterkeepers Bangladesh Observed the ‘International Day of Action for Rivers-2017’

The ‘International Day of Action for Rivers’, held each year on the 14th of March, is organized by the different organizations around the word, and provides a focus for communities across the world to arrange events celebrating their rivers, and highlighting the threats they confront. This year, like ... read more

Rally and Meeting with locals on Protection from Pashur River Erosion

Discussions with the locals of Shelabunia, Buridangha union held on 11th December 2016 in the evening. Noor Alam Shekh, Pashur River Waterkeeper, Sharif Jamil, Buriganga Riverkeeper and Coordinator of Waterkeepers Bangladesh, Abdul Karim Kim, Surma River Waterkeeper and Sujon Rai, Chairman Youth ... read more

Saving the Surma River from “Going Down the Toilet”

After numerous protests from Surma River Waterkeeper, other green voices, local people and repeated reporting by national newspapers, the Sylhet district administration began demolishing the notorious toilets from the east bank of the Surma River. The toilets were built in June by Kazirbazar Matsya Arotdar ... read more

River Olympiad in Mymensingh Evokes to Save the Agriculture and the River as well

Mymensingh divisional River Olympiad 2016, commenced at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) campus on 28 October 2016. Waterkeepers Bangladesh, Riverine People and Samakal Swurid Somabesh jointly organized the Olympiad with the theme, “Know Your River, Revive It Better”. With the spontaneous ... read more

Protest to protect the villages around Mongla from the erosion of river ‘Pashur’

The Pashur River flows through the southwestern part of Bangladesh, is the lifeline of the Sundarbans, the largest single-track mangrove forest in the world. It meets the Shibsa River within the Sundarbans, and near to the sea the river becomes the Kunga River. It is the deepest river in Bangladesh. ... read more

Renewable Energy for a Clean and Sustainable Bangladesh

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) released a report proposing a viable,modern and sustainable electricity generation expansion in Bangladesh. The report entitled “Bangladesh Electricity Transition: A Diverse, Secure and Deflationary Way Forward”, gives a sustainable ... read more

Waterkeepers Bangladesh Observed World Rivers Day 2016

Rivers are the part of the hydrological cycle. They carry water and nutrients to area all around the earth. They also play a very important part of the water cycle, acting as drainage channels for surface water. But humans are polluting rivers through their daily activity. To raise awareness about ... read more

Save Gogalichhara River, a Maltreated River in Bangladesh, Needs Justice

Waterkeepers Bangladesh is working to save the river Gogalichhara, flowing through Kulaura and Juri Upazillas of Moulvibazar District. The story of Gogalichhara River is very pathetic. Though this flowing River originated from Hazargoj Forest of Juri Upazilla in the India-Bangladesh Border, it has been shown ... read more