Bangladesh- Sundarbans escapes relegation to be ‘world heritage in danger’; MenaFN

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)’s 21-member World Heritage Committee…

Source: Bangladesh- Sundarbans escapes relegation to be ‘world heritage in danger’

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China scrubs its own coal projects from ‘world heritage in danger’ decision; Climate Home News

Three coal plants that threaten the Sundarbans tiger habitat were removed from a draft text, while Unesco members declined to list the site as ‘in danger’…

Source: China scrubs its own coal projects from ‘world heritage in danger’ decision

UNESCO labels Sundarbans of Bangladesh ‘World Heritage in Danger’; Victoria Gatenby; Al Jazeera

The World Heritage Centre of UNESCO has declared largest mangrove forest on earth, the Sundarbans of Bangladesh, as a ‘World Heritage in Danger’ site.

Source: UNESCO labels Sundarbans of Bangladesh ‘World Heritage in Danger’

Sundarbans heritage site status in danger; Reaz Ahmad; Dhaka Tribune

Govt gives green light to 5 cement factories within forest’s ecologically critical area. Unesco heritage body meets in Baku today to decide fate…

Source: Sundarbans heritage site status in danger

Rampal project anti-constitutional: Sultana Kamal; Daily Sun

The government’s decision to set-up a coal-fired power plant at Rampal goes against the constitution, National Committee for Saving the Sundarbans (NCSS) President Sultana Kamal said on Friday. “Although the constitution says that every decision will be made according to the people’s…

Source: Rampal project anti-constitutional: Sultana Kamal

The 2019 nominees for UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites are out; Miren Gonzalez; The Independent

The 2019 nominees for UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites are out

Source: The 2019 nominees for UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites are out

TIB concerned as Sundarbans set to be declared ‘World Heritage in Danger’; Dhaka Tribune

TIB calls for a halt to Rampal power, similar projects in the area…

Source: TIB concerned as Sundarbans set to be declared ‘World Heritage in Danger’

Sundarbans on List of ‘Natural Sites in Danger’; NewsGram

Sundarbans on list of ‘natural sites in danger’ as Bangladesh has continued implementing a coal-fired power plant project near forest.

Source: Sundarbans on List of ‘Natural Sites in Danger’ | NewsGram

Unesco labels Sundarbans ‘World Heritage in Danger’; Daily Star

The World Heritage Centre of Unesco has declared largest mangrove forest on earth, the Sundarbans of Bangladesh, as a “World Heritage in Danger” site.

Source: Unesco labels Sundarbans ‘World Heritage in Danger’

Four poachers shot dead in Bangladesh mangrove gunfight; AFP

Four people accused of poaching threatened Bengal tigers were shot dead by Bangladesh police on Wednesday during a gunfight in a mangrove forest, officials said. Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) police challenged armed men on a boat in the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest, spokesman Mizanur…

Source: Four poachers shot dead in Bangladesh mangrove gunfight