Question: A report on workshop on creating awareness to control environmental pollution.
Check Environment Pollution to Save The Earth – Speakers Say in a Workshop
Answer: Staff reporter, Dhaka, 21 April 2019: The level of environmental pollution has reached alarmingly high, and unless co-ordinated measures are taken soon the country will face unprecedented losses and disasters. So checking environmental pollution should be the number one agenda for all development programmes, and raising awareness from grass root level can save the environment from falling into ruin-speakers said in a workshop that began in the city yesterday arranged by Bangladesh Environmentalist Lawyers Association (BELA) yesterday.
Speakers also called government to amend and enforce existing various environmental protection laws and punish the lawbreakers severely. Environment pollution affects GDP growth by 2% and hampers poverty reduction programs drastically. Speakers disclosed in a study paper on the workshop.
They demanded the govt. to involve NGOs and social organizations and use mass media to raise awareness about environmental pollution and its dangers. The workshop will continue for two days.
Some 20 organizations and 15 NGOs have attended the workshop. The workshop will present a strategic paper on “Environment pollution and us” on the final day.