A team of Save the Environment Movement officials inspects a spot at Shyampur in Dhaka on Tuesday to measure the extent of pollution in the water as chemical effluent falls into the River Buriganga. —
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The rare Arakan forest turtle, once thought to be extinct, has been rediscovered in a remote forest in Myanmar, researchers said Monday. A Texas researcher, Steven Platt, and staff of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society discovered five of the brown-and-tan-spotted turtles in May during a survey of wildlife in the Rakhine Yoma Elephant Sanctuary.
Thousands of sea snails are dying along a beach in Bangladesh. This has caused a stomach-churning stench, that is repelling tourists. Tourism officials said snails were washing up along a wide