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

Report launching press conference on “Bangladesh Electricity Transition: A Diverse, Secure and Deflationary Way Forward”

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

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

River Olympiad in Sylhet

The participating students who came from different universities and colleges, of Sylhet divisional River Olympiad 2016, commenced at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) campus on 28 October 2016, became highly enthusiastic to partner the river conservation; particularly, enthusiasm has ... read more

Buriganga Riverkeeper Hosted In-Week Visit of DFID to Buriganga River

A six-member DFID (Department of International Development) team led by Jane Edmondson, Head of DFID Bangladesh visited Buriganga River on 7 November 2016 along with David Gray, First Secretary of British Embassy in Bangladesh. They also participated in a community meeting of the boatmen at Kholamura Ghat, ... read more

Mobilizing and Engaging Rotary Club of Habiganj Khowai

Rotary Club of Habiganj, Khowai has arranged a discussion meeting on “The Importance of Environment in Building Healthy Society”on 21 October 2016 in the conference hall of Amir Chan Complex presided over by Club President Mr. Shafiul Azam while Khowai River Waterkeeper Tofazzal Shohel delivered the ... read more