Plant more trees to address adverse impact of climate change: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the countrymen to plant more trees and take care of those to reap benefits and avoid the adverse impact of climate change. "Today I planted saplings and urge all of you to plant trees wherever you have available land. It would be best if there is possibility to…

Plant more trees for a greener future: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon all, including the leaders and activists of Awami League and its associate bodies, to plant at least three saplings to make Bangladesh a much greener country. The Prime Minister made the call while inaugurating Bangladesh Krishok League's three-month-long tree plantation campaign at her official residence Gono Bhaban. For…

Bangladeshi received first international South Asian award for nitrogen management

A Bangladeshi was awarded 'Prof. YP Abrol Memorial Award for Excellence in Science and/or policy towards Sustainable Nitrogen Management,' the first-ever international South Asian Award on nitrogen management. Bangladesh's Dr Anjan Datta shared the award with Nepal's Mahesh Pradhan, according to India Science Wire. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star's Google News channel.…

Arctic micro-animal survives 24,000 years in Siberian permafrost

A microscopic animal called a bdelloid rotifer came back to life after being frozen for 24,000 years in Siberia and then successfully made clones of itself, Russian scientists said on Monday. Stas Malavin, who co-authored a paper in the journal Current Biology on the development, told AFP the finding raised intriguing questions about what mechanisms…

Orchard in Cumilla bears three new variety of mangoes

A mango orchard in Cumilla has seen the introduction of three new variety of mangoes in the country. The mangoes were found at Euro-Bangla Agro Farm, owned by Mohammed Bahadour, an Italian expatriate in Myra village under Langalcourt in Cumilla. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star's Google News channel. He planted the mango…