Forest fire in the Bangladesh Sundarbans

The forest fire destroyed about 1 acre of the Bangladesh Sundarbans in Nangli, near Dhansagor Station forest camp of Chandpai range. On March 27, 2016, the local people first noticed the fire in the forest in the afternoon and informed the nearest forest camp. The Forest Department and the local community ... read more

WKB and BAPA jointly organized a boat chain in River Pashur

Waterkeepers Bangladesh and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) jointly organized a boat chain to observe the ‘’International Day of Action for Rivers’’ on March 14, 2016. The boat chain was held at the confluence of River Pashur and Mongla-Ghoshiakhali channel near Mongla at 10 am. Hundreds of boat ... read more

A public meeting for pollution and encroachment free rivers in Habiganj

Demanding Freedom of Rivers in observance of the National Independence Day 2016 A public meeting for pollution and encroachment free rivers in Habiganj A public meeting held on March 30, 2016 at RD Hall, Habiganj in demand of stopping illegal sand extractions and encroachment of the River Khowai and ... read more

Khowai River WaterKeeper and BAPA jointly observed the ‘’International Day of Action for Rivers’’ in Habiganj

Khowai River Waterkeeper and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) jointly organized a day long programme to observe the ‘’International Day of Action for Rivers’’ on March 14, 2016 in Habiganj district. From the program the organizers demanded the protection of River Khowai from all types of pollution ... read more

Human chain as a protest against the unplanned sand extraction from Khowai River

Khowai River Waterkeeper, Bangladesh Poribesh  Andolon (BAPA) and thousands of villagers living on the bank of the Khowai River of Habiganj Sadar upazila built a human chain as a protest against the unplanned sand extraction from the river. The human chain took place at ‘Durjoy Habiganj’ premises at ... read more

Factory waste contaminates river Sutang: Causing serious hygiene and environmental hazards

A team of Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), visited some villages of Habiganj Sadar and Lakhai Upazila which are seriously effected from Sutang river pollution. The effected villagers described the environmental pollution in the area to the team. The villagers reported that the industrial wastes of Alipur ... read more

Sand extraction causing erosion and damaging embankment in Khowai River

The Khowai River Waterkeeper, Tofazzol Sohel, visited the Khowai River adjacent to Rangergaon, Batashar Tetoia, Gopaya Ratanpur and Paikpara villages of Nizampur and Gopaya union, Habiganj Sadar upazila on 11 January, 2016. The Join Secretary of the Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), Habiganj district ... read more

WKB and Surma River Waterkeeper initiated program to observe ‘The World Water Day 2016

Waterkeepers Bangladesh and Surma River Waterkeeper initiated program to observe ‘The World Water Day 2016" Waterkeepers Bangladesh and Surma River Waterkeeper jointly initiated a program to observe the ‘World Water Day 2016’ on March 22. To observe the day, the organizers arranged a human chain ... read more

Surma River Waterkeeper arranges a bicycle rally

On Day 6 of the program of Surma River Waterkeeper to observe the ‘’International Day of Action for Rivers’’, the organizers arranged a bicycle rally on the bank of the River Surma on March 17, 2016 in Sylhet. The rally was jointly organized by Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), Sylhet chapter, ... read more

Surma River Waterkeeper launches awareness billboards

On Day 5 of the program of Surma River Waterkeeper to observe the ‘’International Day of Action for Rivers’’, the organizers have set up awareness billboards on the bank of the River Surma on March 16, 2016 in Sylhet. Surma River Waterkeeper and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), Sylhet chapter have ... read more