Sundarbans again the hero

The Sundarbans has by and by grasped a twister before the tempest tore through a few regions in Khulna division.

Be that as it may, essential appraisals state Cyclone Bulbul has not negatively affected the waterfront areas like previously.

How the Sundarbans has spared the nation from the assaulting storm was one of the most discussed subjects via web-based networking media over the most recent two days and a voice for ensuring the timberland was raised by and by.

Vacationers BANNED

The woodland division has forced an impermanent restriction on vacationers in the Sundarbans to recuperate the injuries of the timberland, Moyeenuddin Khan, conservator of backwoods in Khulna circle, revealed to The Daily Star yesterday.

“Essentially, we are considering forcing a boycott for at any rate one month and furthermore a restriction on angling for 15 days. It will enable the woods to recuperate,” he said.

Authorities of 63 camps in the timberland have just begun attempting to evaluate the harms brought about by the twister, he said.

A few boats, breakwaters and walkways of the woodland office were harmed, he stated, including that no monstrous demolition of trees and creatures in the timberland were accounted for.

Visiting the eastern piece of the Sundarbans yesterday, our Khulna reporter found countless fallen trees at better places.


In the interim, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) yesterday called for most elevated endeavors from the administration to ensure the Sundarbans as it acts like a shield to protect the nation from different characteristic disasters.

The counter join guard dog likewise asked the administration to stop a wide range of industrialisation, including the Rampal Power Plant, around the Sundarbans.

TIB concocted the interest at a press proclamation gave yesterday.

The job of the Sundarbans in shielding the district from various regular cataclysms is certain, the announcement read.

“The 6,170 square kilometer woods has been ensuring the lives and assets in Bangladesh since numerous years,” said TIB Executive Director Dr Iftekharuzzaman.

The commitment of the woods has been perceived by all, including the legislature, the announcement said.

The way toward developing a coal-based power plant to the detriment of the Sundarbans is as yet going on regardless of nearby and worldwide concerns, it likewise said.

Such an industrialisation, which presents danger to the Sundarbans, conflicts with the administration’s responsibility to accomplish the Sustainable Development Goals.

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