Bangladesh Environment and Development Society

Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) is a non-profit, non-political organization committed to the sustainable socio-economic development, conservation of natural resources, use of clean energy and protection of environment through research and implementation of activities.It was formed on July 26, 2010 to work with the grass root level community.

IDB Celebration in Khulna, Bangladesh

  • Theme: Biodiversity of Southwest Coastal Region: People and Livelihoods
  • Time: 22 May 2016, Sunday 4:00 PM (UTC+6)
  • Place: School Health Clinic Auditorium, Khulna, Bangladesh

The celebrations will be co-organized by multiple associations and NGOs:

Biodiversity Research Group of Bangladesh

21 May 2016 - Biodiversity Research Group of Bangladesh (BRGB), like previous years, has planned to commemorate the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) this year in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Read more >

USAID’s Bagh Activity is Celebrating International Day for Biological Diversity 2016

WildTeam is a conservation organization working to save endangered wildlife and their habitats, with a current focus on tigers in the Bangladesh Sundarbans. The Sundarbans, world’s largest naturally occurring continuous mangrove forest, is a class-3 global priority tiger habitat.Bangladesh Sundarbans is known for its wide range of fauna, including 260 bird species, the Bengal tiger and other threatened species such as the estuarine crocodile and the Indian python.

With this year's theme, USAID’s Bagh Activity is going to celebrate IDB 2016 in Khulna region. Under the leadership of Bangladesh Forest Department, USAID’s Bagh Activity has been implementing by WildTeam, with support from The Smithsonian Institution and Bangladesh Centre for Advanced studies. This year a total of four events will be organised by USAID’s Bagh Activity, WildTeam in collaboration with local administration and Bangladesh Forest Department.

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme