Dhon Ching Marma, a student of class V, got the first prize.

Inter-school art competition in Khagrachari

 Inter-school art competition in Khagrachari. …  

25 Jul 2011 | Event

Dr Istiak Sobhan, Programme Coordinator, welcoming the journalists

Interactive session with the media

To strengthen relationships with the media and keep them up to date with IUCN activities, the Bangladesh Country Office held a meeting with a group of environmental journalists on 30 June 2011.  

05 Jul 2011 | Event

School children participating in the art competition

Art competitions to raise awareness for elephant conservation

Various art competitions for school children were held in Chittagong, Khagrachari and Rangamati districts from 17 to 21 June 2011 to raise awareness for elephant conservation. …  

05 Jul 2011 | Event

Professor Dr. Md. Anwarul Islam, Chief Executive, Wildlife Trust of Bangladsh, receiving the award on behalf of WTB from honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh receives national award for conservation

The Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh (WTB), a member of IUCN since 2008, received the Bangabandhu Award for Wildlife Conservation from the honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on 1 June 2011. …  

08 Jun 2011 | News story

World Environment Day 2011 - Forests: Nature At Your Service

IUCN Bangladesh observes World Environment Day 2011

World Environment Day was observed in Bangladesh with the theme “Nature: Forests at your Service” by IUCN Bangladesh, the Government, United Nation agencies and numerous NGOs and institutions. …  

07 Jun 2011 | Event

A school girl holding a paper bird waits for the rally to start.

Protect birds and turtles and save biodiversity

People need to protect birds and turtles from extinction for our own ecosystem, said noted artist, Hashem Khan, at the daylong awareness festivities at Dhaka University on 25 May 2011. …  

31 May 2011 | Event

Sundarbans mangrove forest.

The world’s largest mangrove forest is under threat

Extreme natural events and unsustainable human activities are destroying the biodiversity of the Sundarbans and putting the largest mangrove forest in the world under threat, speakers at a workshop said on 3 May 2011. …  

04 May 2011 | Event

Songdo ConvensiA, Incheon

5th IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature is organizing the 5th Asia Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) from September 27 to 30, 2011 in Incheon, Republic of Korea. …  

03 May 2011 | Event

A freshwater turtle (Nilssonia hurum) is caught by a fisherman in Tanguar Haor for consumption. Many turtles species are heavily exploited for food in Southeast Asia.

Raising community awareness to save freshwater turtles in Tanguar Haor

IUCN Bangladesh is using a wide range of public awareness activities to protect freshwater turtles and conserve biodiversity in Tanguar Haor, a Ramsar site of international importance. …  

20 Apr 2011 | News story

The Hatirghata was one of 12 beels surveyed by IUCN in Tanguar Haor.

Globally endangered waterfowl spotted in Tanguar Haor, Bangladesh

One Baer's Pochard, a globally endangered species, was recently spotted in Tanguar Haor by an IUCN survey team. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story

Deer are common in the Sundarbans.