Stop Rampal, Save Sundarbans – NYC Protest

Stop Rampal, Save Sundarbans – NYC Protest will be attended by Bangladeshi community living in New York. The event is organized to inform the public, create awareness and protest against the proposed coal based, coal depended power plant that has been in development in the Sundarbans area, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in Bangladesh. The … Read more…

Chinese Panda, Bengal Tiger and Rampal

Bengal Tiger, Rampal Power Plant, Panda

For many reasons Bangladeshi people like Bengal tiger. It is perhaps because they think it is theirs to be proud of! The Bengal tigers are majestic, fierce, powerful, and live in a very special place called the Sundarbans – a Unesco world heritage site and the largest mangrove forest in the world. So much so … Read more…

Stop Rampal, Save Sundarbans, Save Bangladesh!

Save Sundarbans Save Bangladesh Meeting held in New York in 2016

Stop Rampal, Save Sundarbans, Save Bangladesh! What is that? Where is that? Why do you do that? How do you do that? How do you save Bangladesh by stopping something rather than starting? Well, this was the line of questioning raised by a non-resident Bangladeshi living in New York who had never heard of the … Read more…

Bangladesh Environment Network: Special Meeting

Bangladesh Environment Network: Special Meeting for discussing environmental issues and events in Bangladesh. The meeting will be organized by Bangladesh Environment Network (BEN) and held in Jackson Heights, New York. The meeting will be attended by Rasheda K. Chowdhury, vice president of BAPA, Shareef Jamil, Joint Secretary of BAPA. Modhuresh Kumar of National Alliance of … Read more…

Understanding Place: Seven Years Researching Dhaka, Bangladesh

Understanding Place: Seven Years Researching Dhaka, Bangladesh is an exhibit featuring photographs, videos, animations and design proposals designed by Dhaka Design-Research studio participants. The exhibition is based on the research work of architects Stephen Kieran and James Timberlake who began their work in 2007 on water management in Dhaka. The project was a part of PennDesign of at the … Read more…

The Champion of the Earth makes Bangladeshi community abroad happy. Now what?

Bangladesh environment and Bangladeshi community abroad

Even though most of the adult Bangladeshis never heard of climate change, Bangladeshi community abroad, specially Bangladeshi community in New York in general, expressed their happiness when Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina, was awarded ‘Champions of the Earth’. The prize was given in recognition of her policy leadership to Bangladesh environment, such as, drafting … Read more…

Environmental Development in Bangladesh

Professor Anu Muhammad will talk about ‘Environmental Development in Bangladesh: Possibilities & Problems‘ in Jackson Height, New York. This event is jointly organized by Bangladesh Environment Network (BEN) and Progressive Forum USA. QA session after the talk. The event is free and open to all. Due to space limitation, only 20-25 people can be accommodated. … Read more…

Bangladesh Environment: Moving the Movement

General Secretary of Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) speaking in New York

Bangladesh Environment Network (BEN) occasionally organizes events to inform, educate and seek support from non-resident Bangladeshis living abroad to preserve environment of Bangladesh. On Sunday, March 22nd, BEN organized a special event to welcome Mr. Abdul Matin, General Secretary of Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) – (Bangladesh Environmental Movement) who has been visiting USA. BEN works … Read more…