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No Government Action to Clean Up Sunken Coal Barge in Sundarbans

At 3:00 AM on April 15, the MV Bilash, a large bulk cargo vessel carrying 775 metric tonnes of coal, sank in the Pashur River watershed near Harbaria Point, upstream of the Sundarbans World Heritage Site. In July, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee issued a decision urging the government of Bangladesh to put an adequate ...