"St. Martin's Environmental Protection and Plastic Waste Removal Campaign Completed"
As part of the Plastic Tide Turner Challenge Badge, part of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the World Scout's environmental program, to raise awareness among locals and tourists about the biodiversity and environmental protection of St. Maarten, the only coral marine island in Bangladesh and one in the world. The campaign has been implemented by the members of Rani Bilasmani Mukta Rover Scout Group's Environment Project and "Toward Sustainable Sustainability Project" of Gazipur District Rover under Bangladesh Scouts Rover Region. Group Secretary Md. Awlad Hossain participated in the campaign. Rover Scout Md. Rakib Hasan Shipu of Dhaka District Rover and members of Rani Bilasmani Free Rover Scout Group Nazmus Shakib Tanmoy, Kazi Habibul Islam, Rabiul Islam, Tousif Heem , Zahid Hasan Hasib and Mehedi Hasan Shakib.
Md. Abu Nasar Uddin, President of the Group and Private Secretary to the Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, said the government is working hard to protect Bangladesh's environment and biodiversity, which is a role model in the world arena. He also urged everyone to be more aware about the dumping of plastic products and waste at designated places through this campaign.
The campaign includes cleanliness implementation and awareness activities at various places in St. Martin, awareness of the dangers of plastic pollution among local people and traders, distribution of garbage bags among traveling traders; Hotels near the beach are prohibited from lighting and lighting fires at night, blowing lanterns on the beach, playing microphones and playing loud music; Discouragement on the ban on motorcycles and bicycles on the beach. Display of leaflets and banners to create awareness among the tourists about the environment and biodiversity, create awareness among the tourists at the ship jetty, announce the awareness message of the tourists on the ships, place awareness banners at various places and above all various restrictions imposed by the Ministry of Environment. Etc. activities are conducted.