Discussion Meetings on the Sundarbans and Rivers of Bangladesh and Britain in London

A discussion meeting on Bangladesh Rivers and the Sundarbans was held in Marriott Hotel, London on 25 September 2016, the first meeting of the Waters of Bangladesh Network formed by the Waterkeeper Alliance, Waterkeepers Bangladesh and London Waterkeeper Partnership. The meeting was conducted by Jahirul ... read more

Special meeting on“Boatman and Life”: A Special Meeting with Boatmen Community on the Buriganga organised by Buriganga Riverkeeper

To protect the rivers, Boatmen should be embodied because they are the true protector “Boatman and Life”, a special meeting of boatmen on the Buriganga held at 10.30 am on 30 July 2016 at Kholamura Ghat of Kamrangirchar. Boatmen, living along the Kholamura Ghat area participated in the meeting that was ... read more

National Committee for Saving the Sundarbans (NCSS) organized a press conference against the Rampal EPC contract signing process of the governments of Bangladesh and India

National Committee for Saving the Sundarbans (NCSS) organized a press conference against the Rampal EPC contract signing process of the governments of Bangladesh and India on July 13, 2016 at the 2nd Floor of National Press Club, Topkhana at 11:00 am. The press conference was presided over by the Convener of ... read more

Waterkeepers Bangladesh and London Waterkeeper Partnership launched

Khowai River Waterkeeper, Tofazzal Sohel; Surma River Waterkeeper, Abdul Karim Kim; Waterkeeper Alliance Executive Director, Marc Yaggi; Waterkeeper Alliance International Director, Sharon Khan; London Waterkeeper, Theo Thomas; Waterkeeper Alliance President, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.; Waterkeepers Bangladesh ... read more

Discussion meeting with female shrimp larvae collectors at Kolatola Tample premises

In another event of the day, Pashur River Waterkeeper arranged a discussion meeting with local shrimp larvae collectors at Kolatola Temple premises at 12:00 pm. In the meeting the larvae collectors admitted that while collecting larvae, the larvae of other fishes were also being damaged. They said, if they ... read more

Pashur River Waterkeeper observed the Earth Day 2016

Pashur River Waterkeeper observed the ‘Earth Day 2016’ in a befitting manner. To observe the day, Pashur River Waterkeeper initiated day-long programs in Mongla on April 19, 2016. As a part of this initiative, Pashur River Waterkeeper arranged a boat meeting with local fishermen at 11:00 am on River ... read more

A citizen dialogue by Surma River Waterkeeper

Deforestation and unplanned mineral extraction in North-east India: Impact on Surma river basin, A citizen dialogue by Surma River Waterkeeper Sylhet division of Bangladesh is bounded by northeastern states of India.Any kind of environmental degradation in some of the north-eastern states in India has an ... read more

A consultation meeting by Khowai River Waterkeeper to observe the ‘Earth Day 2016

Restoration of the Old Khowai and the Industrial Pollution in Habiganj, A consultation meeting by Khowai River Waterkeeper to observe the ‘Earth Day 2016 Khowai River Waterkeeper and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) jointly organized a consultation meeting entitled ‘Restoration of the Old Khowai and ... read more

Life & River’- a tale of the community people

Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), Buriganga Riverkeeper and Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) jointly organized a citizens’ gathering in cooperation with Bangladesh Bank to observe the ‘Earth Day 2016’. The event was held by the bank of Buriganga near Basila (old) Government ... read more

Consultation Meeting with Community People at Basila

Buriganga Riverkeeper always initiates participatory approaches to mobilize community people with organization’s activities and overall river protection efforts. To engage social organizations and local people of all the wards/unions along the riverbank, Buriganga Riverkeeper has been organizing activities ... read more