August, 2014

Migratory Birds & Natural Tourist Spots of Bangladesh

Migratory Birds & Natural Tourist Spots of Bangladesh

640px-Gull-billed_TernEvery year just before winter arrives, millions of migratory birds also arrive in Bangladesh, India, and the surrounding countries of South Asia. Most of these birds come from the Northern parts of the globe. Birds from countries like Canada, the United States, and parts of Russia (the region known as Siberia), fly south during the winter to find food and water in the warmer regions. There are about 178 species of migratory birds that reach Bangladesh each year. They fly hundreds of miles across the globe, using a specific migration path called, the flyways.(Migratory Birds and Flyways – Asia | BirdLife)

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Top 5 DIY Eco-Friendly Cleaning Recipes You Can Make Yourself

Top 5 DIY Eco-Friendly Cleaning Recipes You Can Make Yourself

Everyone likes clean homes, but the process of cleaning is not something everyone likes. A clean house always looks refreshing, but cleaning the house is not always enjoyable. Some of the products under your sink, in your bathroom and in your garage may contain ingredients that are health hazards, or environmentally and ecologically damaging. The good news is you don’t have to use the strong irritating toxic chemicals for cleaning your house anymore. You could easily find cleaners in the market that are eco-friendly, free from any toxic harsh chemicals, nice smelling, and easy on your hands. If you have children or elderly senior citizens in the house, you should try some of these eco-friendly cleaning products.

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Aquaculture and Fish Farming Impacts On Environment

Aquaculture and Fish Farming Impacts On Environment

fish_blue_water_971914_hAquaculture is similar to many other sectors of sustainable agriculture. It uses natural resources and organic methods of farming, and interacts with the environment. However, there are many controversies arising from the environmentalists, because of the growing concerns of negative impacts on the globe. Many fish farmers are being accused of utilizing unfair means to increase productivity, using wild fish to feed the farm fish, and also using GMOs, to increase growth.

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How to Plan Your First Backyard Vegetable Garden

How to Plan Your First Backyard Vegetable Garden

If you are thinking about planning a vegetable garden in your backyard, and you have never done it before, you are at the right place. This blog post is intended for first time gardeners, since we are covering a basic level of gardening, but anyone can enjoy! Growing vegetables in your own garden is a delight. You will taste the difference when you grow and harvest fruits and vegetables yourself. You can easily grow a wide variety of vegetables in your backyard garden without much effort, time, or money, using only a few simple hand tools. Having a backyard garden adds to the beauty of your landscape, and also gives you an opportunity to spend time outdoors. You could also have your family involved and make it a group farming project. Another thing that would enhance your backyard garden would be a backyard pond.

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Sundarban – The World’s Largest Natural Mangrove Forest in Bangladesh

Sundarban – The World’s Largest Natural Mangrove Forest in Bangladesh

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The Royal Bengal Tiger of Sundarban

Sundarban is the largest halophytic mangrove forest in the world, consisting of various types of trees and shrubs that grow in saline waters and sediment habitats. The name Sundarban literally means “a beautiful forest” if translated into the native language of Bengal. The name may have been derived from the Sundari trees (the mangrove species Heritiera fomes) that are found in Sundarbans in large numbers. The natural mangrove forest lies in the South West part of Bangladesh, which is a large block of natural forest with an area of about 3861 square miles. The forest is home to around 334 species of trees, epiphytes, shrubs and about 269 species of wild animals living in their natural habitats. The Sundarbans is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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