Private sector takes over 59% of renewable project pipeline: Study

Ocean Times Digital Report: : 15 DECEMBER 2023, FRIDAY, 1:06

To turn the current energy and economic crisis in Bangladesh into a possibility, the government must ensure integrity and competition in the energy sector. To build a smart Bangladesh, we must prioritize building a smart and green energy-dependent future

China water-cannoned boat in South China Sea

Reuters, Manila : 7 AUGUST 2023, MONDAY, 13:20

The Philippines yesterday accused China’s coast guard of blocking and water-cannoning a Philippine military supply boat in the South China Sea, condemning the “excessive and offensive actions” against its vessels.

Bangladesh seeks funding for losses and damages

Ocean Times Digital Report: : 21 JULY 2023, FRIDAY, 1:17

Meeting with COP28 President designate held

SAJIDA Foundation, British Asian Trust launch climate fund

Ocean Times News Desk : 3 JULY 2023, MONDAY, 22:23

SAJIDA Foundation and the British Asian Trust have co-launched the Climate Innovation Fund today to support innovative local solutions working to mitigate the ongoing threats of climate change and enhance climate resilience in the country

2 month-long ban on fishing in Bay begins

Ocean Times News Desk: : 20 MAY 2023, SATURDAY, 21:45

The government-imposed two month-long ban on fishing in the Bay of Bengal started today to ensure smooth breeding of fish.

The ban will remain in force in the Bay of Bengal till July 23 and in the Sundarbans till August 31.

PM focuses on six priorities for prosperity for all in Indian Ocean region

Ocean Times News Desk: : 13 MAY 2023, SATURDAY, 9:43

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday raised six priority areas for the countries of the Indian Ocean region, including fostering maritime diplomacy and partnership and strengthening maritime security and mutual trust for prosperity for all.

Govt working to make shipbreaking industry safe, environment friendly: Deputy Minister

Ocean Times News Desk: : 11 MAY 2023, THURSDAY, 18:33

The environment ministry is working with other ministries to ensure that hazardous chemicals, public health risks, threats to biodiversity and noise pollution are controlled in shipwrecks

Environ minister mourns Quamrul Islam Chowdhury’s death

Ocean Times Desk: : 3 MAY 2023, WEDNESDAY, 15:38

Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Md. Shahab Uddin, Deputy Minister Habibun Nahar, Secretary Dr. Farhina Ahmed and additional Secretary (Environment and Climate Change) Sanjay Kumar Bhowmik has expressed deep grief over the death of Quamrul Islam Chowdhury.

Bangladesh needs $373b in climate actions

: 13 APRIL 2023, THURSDAY, 9:37

Ocean Times News Desk: Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin on Monday said Bangladesh requires $373 billion to implement its National Adaptation Plan (NAP) in the next 27 years, with $8.5 billion […]

YouthNet Congratulates Vanuatu and Pacific Youth for big climate justice win

: 30 MARCH 2023, THURSDAY, 17:49

YouthNet for Climate Justice, a global youth-led network advocating for climate justice, congratulates Vanuatu and Pacific young people for the adoption of a resolution seeking an advisory opinion on climate change and human rights from […]

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