OUR ACTIVITIES CONTRIBUTE TO GLOBAL WARMING! A lot of our activities also produce greenhouse gases. These gases are emitted from the sources around us and keep increasing in the atmosphere. The balance of the greenhouse gases changes and this has effects on the whole of the planet. Can you name few ways? Let’s have a…

PICK YOUR CHOICE!! Saving electricity is the first step you can take in order change your life style! Turning off the A/C and switching off any electrical appliance save a lot of energy. It’s for you to decide which of the two images you would like to go for. Use less and save! Use energy…

Help nature to help you Yes! We can all take care of our environment. We can gain knowledge of how our planet works. We can learn how to live on it harming it. We can help to keep it wonderful for ourselves, our future generation, and other living things besides us. Some of the ways…

3 RS (REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE) What comes to one’s mind when they see 3 R’s in that manner? One may assume it to be an acronym, whilst another may forego wasting any thoughts to the 3 R’s. But anyone interested in the environment or studying Environmental science or any subject related to environment will know…

THE WORLDWIDE EFFECTS The world around us is threatened with the most horrible consequences due to excessive exploitation of the natural system of the Earth. With more heat trapped on Earth, the planet will become warmer, which means the weather all over Earth will change. For example, summers will get hotter, and winters too. I…

THE GREENHOUSE GASES: AN OVERVIEW The Earth is wrapped in a blanket of air called the ‘atmosphere’, which is made up of several layers of gases. The sun is much hotter than the Earth and it gives off rays of heat (radiation) that travel through the atmosphere and reach the Earth. The rays of the…

IS GREEN HOUSE EFFECT A BLESSING OR A CURSE? To determine if greenhouse gases are good or bad, one thing needs to be considered. The emission of it and emitting how much of it would exceed the tolerable limit. In fact, without them the earth would be frozen completely! Earth’s greenhouse effect keeps us about 33…

CARBON DIOXDE AND TEMPERATURE PROFILE Over the decades, the concentration of carbon dioxide has been increasing at a very rapid scale. This is due to the emission of these gases from different sources mainly due to human activities. The graph shows the trend of an increase of the gas and the global temperature. The reasons…

Mitigation and Adaptations to Climate Change: The challenge Bangladesh now faces is to scale up these investments to create a suitable environment for the economic and social development of the country and to secure the well-being of our people,especially the poorest and most vulnerable groups, including women and children. In order to meet the challenge…

Articles on vulnerable areas of Bangladesh: Bangladesh is the most vulnerable nation to the adverse effects of climate change. The following articles discuss the negative impacts of climate change in Bangladesh.   SUNDARBANS: Climate Change and Sundarban: An overview. The Sundarbans is the largest mangrove forest in the world where about 300 species of trees…