08 June, 2020

  • World Oceans Day is observed on Monday, reminding everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life. The purpose of the day is to inform the public of the impact of human actions on the oceans and mobilise and unite the global population on a project for the sustainable management of the oceans. Bangladesh’s only coral island, St Martin’s Island, provides an example of unregulated tourism and plastic pollution. The picture was taken in 2019. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman

    World Oceans Day is observed on Monday, reminding everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life. The purpose of the day is to inform the public of the impact of human actions on the oceans and mobilise and unite the global population on a project for the sustainable management of the oceans. Bangladesh’s only coral island, St Martin’s Island, provides an example of unregulated tourism and plastic pollution. The picture was taken in 2019. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman

  • Like other streets of Dhaka, Gulistan’s Golap Shah Mazar area experienced heavy traffic congestion on Monday amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Like other streets of Dhaka, Gulistan’s Golap Shah Mazar area experienced heavy traffic congestion on Monday amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Like other streets of Dhaka, Gulistan’s Golap Shah Mazar area experienced heavy traffic congestion on Monday amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Like other streets of Dhaka, Gulistan’s Golap Shah Mazar area experienced heavy traffic congestion on Monday amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Crammed with passengers, a boat crossing the Buriganga river from Dhaka’s Keraniganj to Sadarghat launch terminal. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Crammed with passengers, a boat crossing the Buriganga river from Dhaka’s Keraniganj to Sadarghat launch terminal. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Waste materials littered next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka have given the place the look of a dumping ground. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Waste materials littered next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka have given the place the look of a dumping ground. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Waste materials littered next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka have given the place the look of a dumping ground. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Waste materials littered next to the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka have given the place the look of a dumping ground. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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