Environment and NGOs in Bangladesh

Introductory textBy playing an important role in development NGO sector earned its own identity in all over the world. In Bangladesh NGOs are working in different sectors - education, skill development training, health and...

Could the Global Financial Crisis Be the Window of Opportunity to Seriously Address Climate...

It seems that in the face of the current global financial crisis we have all but forgotten a much greater issue, one with ramifications of monumental and potentially catastrophic proportions. ...

The New Wave of Environmentalism in the Gulf

Resource stress, pollution and climate change all threaten to aggravate instability and inequality in the Gulf, but have so far failed to capture public imagination. Now a wave of grassroots initiatives...

Global Desertification

Imagine a world of deserts...General Information about DesertificationDesertification is the breaking down of land by erosion. It most often occurs in dry areas, where human activity or climate change (or both) has greatly impacted...

What Is Ecotourism and Why Is It Important?

Is Ecotourism just another 'green' trend? We would say no.So what IS ecotourism?According to The International Ecotourism Society, the ecotourism definition is: "responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the...

A Basic Guide to Climate Change

Scientists are reporting that the absolute limit which may create irreversible changes is the increase in average temperature by 2 ° C. This phenomenon at these rates is natural and is responsible for maintaining...

Interconnected Environmental Problems

A number of environmental problems are continuing as a major part of our concern. Habitat destruction and fragmentation, biodiversity loss, stratospheric ozone depletion, global climate change, herbicides, pesticides, pollution of surface- and ground-water, acid...

How Climate Change Is Affecting Our Environment

It is worth recalling that the warm period following the last ice age brought the destruction of the great mammals such as mammoths, woolly rhinos and cave bears.Scientists from the US Environmental Protection Agency...

Minimizing Climate Change by Handcuffing Deforestation in Ghana With Cultural Practices

In recent times, there have been big talks regarding the high amassing of greenhouse gases that result in the skyrocketed rise in the earth's temperature causing global warming. In estimation, the increases in the...

More Biodiversity Loss

In 1995 environmentalist Richard Leakey wrote a book called The Sixth Extinction. This accessible paperback described what many others had been saying and writing about in the scientific literature. It was this: that the...