Red and orange are beckoning hearts at the streets at the eleventh hour of Baishakh, and the Krishnachuras are starting to bloom with all its vigour. It is nearing Jaishtha in Bangla calendar, the second month of summer; and it is now the bloom of spring chooses to unravel itself.
Coral bleached for two consecutive years at Australia's Great Barrier Reef has "zero prospect" of recovery, scientists warned Monday, as they confirmed the site has again been hit by warming sea temperatures.
Some 700 parliamentarians from around the globe are flying into Dhaka to participate in the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting and that would mean a lot of carbon footprint. But organisers have vowed to make annual assembly a carbon neutral one.