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Cabinet Approved “The Marine Fisheries Act, 2019”

December 30, 2019

On 30th December 2019, the Cabinet of People’s Republic of Bangladesh approved in principle, the draft of “The Marine Fisheries Act, 2019,...

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Marine Life are being Threatened as Oceans Lose Oxygen Due to Climate Change

December 15, 2019

Many species of marine life are being threatened by global warming and nutrient pollution, according to a report released by a conservation group at t...

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Cabinet Approves Draft Maritime Zones Act 2019

On November 25, 2019 the Cabinet of People’s Republic of Bangladesh approved in principle the draft of ‘Bangladesh Maritime Zones Act 2019...

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‘Ocean Dance Festival’ Kicked off in Cox’s Bazar

November 22, 2019

The grand dance event titled ‘Ocean Dance Festival 2019’, the first of its kind in the country, kicked off on 22 November 2019 at the Merm...

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PM Sheikh Hasina Stressed upon Unified Sustainable Blue Economic Belt

September 5, 2019

On September 05 2019, at Hotel InterContinental Dhaka, Bangladesh, Prime Minister of People’s Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina called upon t...

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Marine Heatwaves: A Bigger Threat to Coral Reefs than Previously Thought

August 8, 2019

Marine heatwaves are a much bigger threat to coral reefs than previously thought, research revealing a previously unrecognized impact of climate chang...

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Ocean Heat Hits Record High: UN

March 28, 2019

Ocean heat hit a record high in 2018; the United Nations said on 28 March 2019, raising urgent new concerns about the threat global warming is posing ...

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Dead Philippines Whale had 40kg of Plastic in its Stomach

March 18, 2019

In Philippines a dead whale found with 40 kilograms of rice sacks and other plastic bags inside its stomach. Workers at D'Bone Collector Museum recove...

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Norway to Help Bangladesh Combat Pollution, Tap Marine Resources

September 23, 2019

Norway wants to help Bangladesh combat its river and plastic pollution; and explore marine resources in a “sustainable way” so that it can...

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Dhaka-Kolkata Cruise Service Begins

March 19, 2019

Finally it is a dream coming true for those who love cross-border travel by ship with the introduction of a cruise ship between Bangladesh and India.&...

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Beza Tourism Initiative to Transform Cox’s Bazar

October 16, 2019

Plans have been set in motion for some time now to transform the tourism sector of Bangladesh. As of now, the government has taken up three projects, ...

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Slow but Steady Progress in Payra Port Construction

October 15, 2019

Although dredging is yet to begin, project authority says work is going on at a steady pace and the port will be functional by 2021. Initiative of bui...

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