Saturday, March 20, 2004

Greens against leasing out Tanguar Haor

The Daily Star Web Edition Vol. 4 Num 289: "A group of top environment experts has warned about serious and far-reaching environmental consequences of a reported government move to hand over Sylhet's Tanguar Haor to an investor.

Urging the government to cancel any such plan, they said the wetlands, the country's lone Ramsar site, should rather be declared a protected area preventing all kinds of commercial activities deemed harmful to its ecosystem."

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