Khowai River Waterkeeper celebrated the ‘Bengali New Year 1423’

Khowai River Waterkeeper celebrated the ‘Bengali New Year 1423’ in a befitting manner. A citizen chain and a rally were jointly organized by Khowai River Waterkeeper and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), Habiganj chapter on April 14, 2016. ‘Create a livable world for all; protect the environment and ... read more

A discussion meeting by Buriganga Riverkeeer and BAPA on Disastrous condition on Buriganga

Disastrous condition of Old Buriganga due to reckless encroachment and its Future:  A discussion meeting by Buriganga Riverkeeer and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) A discussion meeting on ‘’Disastrous condition of Old Buriganga due to reckless encroachment and its Future’’ was held on April ... read more

Journalists on Buriganga

Buriganga Riverkeeper arranges various field trips to attract and engage stakeholders and professionals with the protection efforts. We take them to the river by the patrol boat of Buriganga Riverkeeper mostly and explain the practical situation of encroachment and pollution. We call our guests to come ... read more

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

Observed the ‘’International Day of Action for Rivers’’

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