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Publications of the Moment

Recognizing June 5, 2011 as
World Environment Day




the BDRC provides
a list of recent publications
related to key environmental issues in Bangladesh
  • Abdullah, S.; Islam, M.; Islam, S.; Hossain, Iqbal; Samsuzzoha, M.; Hossain, M.; Latif, S.; Islam, F.
    (2010) Analysis of Arsenic Concentrations and Correlation in Water, Soil and Aurum by Neutron
    Activation Analysis Technique: A Case Study in Bagerhat, Bangladesh | Bulletin of Environmental
    Contamination and Toxicology, Vol. 85, No. 3 (September), pp. 301-306.
  • Ahmad, Jasim; Goni, Md. (2010) Heavy metal contamination in water, soil, and vegetables of the
    industrial areas in Dhaka, Bangladesh | Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Vol. 166,
    Numbers 1-4 (July), pp. 347-357.
  • Ahmed, Nesar and Max Troell (2010) Fishing for prawn larvae in Bangladesh - an important
    coastal livelihood causing negative effects on the environment | Ambio - a Journal of Human
    Environment, Vol. 39, No. 1 (February), pp. 20-29.
  • Akhtar, Nahid; Masahiro Yamaguchi; Hidetoshi Inada; Daiki Hoshino; Taisuke Kondo; and
    Takeshi Izuta (2010) Effects of ozone on growth, yield and leaf gas exchange rates of two
    Bangladeshi cultivars of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) | Environmental Pollution, Vol. 158, No. 5
    (May), pp. 1763-1767.
  • Akhtar, Nahid; Masahiro Yamaguchi; Hidetoshi Inada; Daiki Hoshino; Taisuke Kondo; Motohiro
    Fukami; Ryo Funada; and Takeshi Izuta (2010) Effects of ozone on growth, yield and leaf gas
    exchange rates of four Bangladeshi cultivars of rice (Oryza sativa L.) | Environmental Pollution,
    Vol. 158, No. 9 (September), pp. 2970-2976.
  • Akter, Nasima; Walter Leal Filho; and Miah Rahmat Ali (2010) An overview of approaches
    towards improving in-house Medical Waste Management in Bangladesh: a pilot research |
    International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, Vol. 6, No. 1-2 (July 6th), pp. 162-
    182.
  • Bala, B.; Hossain, M. (2010) Food security and ecological footprint of coastal zone of Bangladesh
    | Environment, Development and Sustainability, Vol. 12, No. 4 (August), pp. 531-545.
  • Bala, B.; Hossain, M. (2010) Modeling of food security and ecological footprint of coastal zone of
    Bangladesh | Environment, Development and Sustainability, Vol. 12, No. 4 (August), pp. 511-529.
  • Banu, Dilruba (2010) Slum Poverty in Bangladesh: Environmental Causes and Aggravation
    through Climate Change | Paper presented at the ADB conference on: The Environments of the
    Poor in the context of Climate Change and the Green Economy (New Delhi, India: 24-26
    November) .
  • Begum, Bilkis A.; Swapan K. Biswas; and Philip K. Hopke (forthcoming) Key issues in controlling
    air pollutants in Dhaka, Bangladesh | Atmospheric Environment, In Press, Corrected Proof,
    Available online 23 October 2010.
  • Bergkvist, C.; M. Kippler; J.D. Hamadani; M. Grandér; F. Tofail; M. Berglund; and M. Vahter
    (2010) Assessment of early-life lead exposure in rural Bangladesh | Environmental Research, Vol.
    110, No. 7 (October), pp. 718-724.
  • Brennan, Ryan; McBean, Edward (2011) The role of orthophosphate and dissolved oxygen in the
    performance of arsenic-iron removal plants in Bangladesh | Journal of Environmental Science and
    Health, Part A, Vol. 46, No. 4 (March), pp. 426-435.
  • Chowdhury, M.; Hossain, M.; Das, Nani; Barua, Prabal (2011) Environmental variables and
    fisheries diversity of the Naaf River Estuary, Bangladesh | Journal of Coastal Conservation, Vol.
    15, No. 1 (March), pp. 163-180.
  • Gregory, Neville G.; Paritosh K. Biswas; and Shafique H. Chowdhury (2010) Recent concerns
    about the environment in Bangladesh | Outlook on Agriculture, Vol. 39, No. 2 (June), pp. 115-120.
  • Indra, Doreen (2010) Not Just Dis-placed and Poor: How Environmentally Forced Migrants in
    Rural Bangladesh Recreate Space and Place under Trying Conditions | http://www.
    livingwiththejamuna.com/not-just-displaced-and-poor.html [Previously published as: Indra, Doreen
    (2000) “Not Just Dis-placed and Poor: How Environmentally Forced Migrants in Rural
    Bangladesh Recreate Space and Place under Trying Conditions”, in Elzbieta M. Gozdziak and
    Dianna Shandy (eds.) Rethinking Refuge and Displacement. Selected papers of Refugees and
    Immigrants, Volume VIII (Washington: American Anthropological Association), pp. 163-191].
  • Islam, M. Saidul (2010) Regimes on Environmental Regulations and Governance: Opportunities
    and Challenges for Shrimp Aquaculture in Bangladesh | Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Vol. 12,
    No. 1, pp. 44-61.
  • Karim, Md. Rezaul; Kazi Abdus Salam; Ekhtear Hossain; Khairul Islam; Nurshad Ali; Abedul
    Haque; Zahangir Alam Saud; Tanzima Yeasmin; Mostaque Hossain; Hideki Miyataka; Seiichiro
    Himeno; Khaled Hossain (2010) Interaction between chronic arsenic exposure via drinking water
    and plasma lactate dehydrogenase activity | Science of The Total Environment, Vol. 409, No. 2
    (15 December), pp. 278-283.
  • Mamun, Abdullah-Al (2010) Understanding the Value of Local Ecological Knowledge and
    Practices for Habitat Restoration in Human-Altered Floodplain Systems: A Case from
    Bangladesh | Environmental Management, Vol. 45, No. 5 (May), pp. 922-938.
  • Mosler, Hans-Joachim; Olivia R. Blöchliger; and Jennifer Inauen (2010) Personal, social, and
    situational factors influencing the consumption of drinking water from arsenic-safe deep tubewells
    in Bangladesh | Journal of Environmental Management, Vol. 91, No. 6 (June), pp. 1316-1323.
  • Pokrant, Bob (2010) The global trade in shrimp and its social, economic and environmental
    impacts in Bangladesh, India and Thailand | In: Michael Gillan and Bob Pokrant (eds.) Trade,
    Labour and Transformation of Community in Asia (Basingstoke, UK and New York, NY, USA:
    Palgrave Macmillan), Chapter 4.
  • Rahman, Sanzidur (2010) Six decades of agricultural land use change in Bangladesh: Effects on
    crop diversity, productivity, food availability and the environment, 1948-2006 | Singapore Journal
    of Tropical Geography, Vol. 31, No. 2 (July), pp. 254-269.
  • Rana, Md. (2011) Urbanization and sustainability: challenges and strategies for sustainable urban
    development in Bangladesh | Environment, Development and Sustainability, Vol. 13, No. 1
    (February), pp. 237-256.
  • Rashid, Rumana; Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmed; and Md. Sayem Khan (2010) Green roof design
    strategy and materials in Bangladesh for environmental sustainability | Melbourne, Australia:
    World Business Institute, Proceedings of 4th Annual Asian Business Research Conference held
    at the BIAM Foundation in Dhaka (23-24 December 2010) .
  • Rashid, Rumana; Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmed; and Md. Sayem Khan (2010) Natural Green
    Application Technology on Building in Dense Dhaka City Is Providing a Sustainable, Energy
    Saving, Comfortable and Healthy Environment | Melbourne, Australia: World Business Institute,
    Proceedings of 3rd Annual Asian Business Research Conference held at the BIAM Foundation in
    Dhaka (1-2 January 2010) .
  • Sharker, M. Abu Yushuf; Mohammed Nasser; and M. A. Razzaque (2010) Examining
    Environmental Kuznets Curve for Carbon Dioxide Emission in Bangladesh: A Bootstrap
    Approach | Melbourne, Australia: World Business Institute, Proceedings of 3rd Annual Asian
    Business Research Conference held at the BIAM Foundation in Dhaka (1-2 January 2010) .
  • Uddin, Abu Mostafa Kamal; Bernhard G. Gunter; Shamim Ara Begum; Nasimul Haque; and Ralf
    Ernst (2010) Climate Change and Bangladesh - Annotated Bibliography | Dhaka, Bangladesh:
    GoB, Department of Environment, Climate Change Cell; and Falls Church, VA, USA: Bangladesh
    Development Research Center (5th issue: January) .
  • Yamane, Yusuke; Taiichi Hayashi; Ashraf Mahmmood Dewan; and Fatima Akter (2010) Severe
    local convective storms in Bangladesh: Part II.: Environmental conditions | Atmospheric Research,
    Vol. 95, No. 4 (March), pp. 407-418.