Amazing Facts About Camels

News Desk: • There are two different types of camels: Dromedary Camels and Bractrion Camels. • Dromedary Camels are also known as Arabian camels. • Dromedary Camels have only one hump. • Dromedary Camels live in the Middle East, North Africa, West Asia and in the Australian Outback. • Dromedary Camels weigh between 650-1,300 pounds. • Bractrion Camels are camels […]

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Interesting Facts About Ducks

Ducks may the more familiar birds known to us, but if you think about it, what facts do we actually know about ducks? Find out here! 1. Ducks feet has no nerves or blood vessels, meaning that their feet do not feel the cold! This enables ducks to swim in icy water, and walk in ice and snow. 2. Male […]

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Go Wild for Life

Zahid Hasan: Today, 5th June, is the World Environment Day. The day is being celebrated in our country as elsewhere around the world performing various activities with a view to raising awareness among the people about the importance of protecting nature and planet Earth. The day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 on the day that […]

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Microorganisms can be used in bioremediation

Zahid Hasan: Rapid industrialization throughout the world has resulted in enormous environmental pollution. Among them, heavy metal pollution is one of the most important environmental concerns. Untreated effluents generated from industries, municipal areas and agricultural sites which contains different types of toxic pollutants continuously polluted terrestrial and aquatic environments. These waste waters contain a variety of metals such as Ag, […]

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Feed based on fly larvae could help animal meat sustainable

Science and Technology Desk: Maggots raised on animal manure could provide a sustainable alternative to much of the feed given to farmed pigs, chickens and fish. That’s the preliminary conclusion of PROteINSECT, a three-year study of whether feed based on fly larvae could help mitigate environmental problems caused by the rapidly growing global demand for meat and fish. Some 14 […]

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Harmful bacteria found in poultry feed in Dinajpur district

Science and Technology desk: Two harmful bacteria were found in poultry feed in Dinajpur district.  The feeds commonly used in four poultry farms of Dinajpur district were investigated and found Escherichia coli and Salmonella bacteria. The research was published in International Journal of Natural and Social Sciences (volume 1, issue 1, page 1-7).  According to the researcher, the prevalence of […]

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