​6 April 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar -  "We will arrange the operation times to have smooth transportation for the commuters during six days of Thingyan Festival. The ferry operators will slash operation times, said Assistant Manager U Thein Myint of the Inland Water Transpo...
​3 April 2020 - Source: BirdLife International - One of Asia's most important shorebird sanctuaries has just quadrupled in size thanks to years of advocacy from our Myanmar Partner. Here's how they connected insight with action to help birds on the brink and the people who live alongside them. ...
​2 APRIL 2020 - Source: Burma News International - While thorough handwashing has been proven as an effective strategy to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Kachin State's camps say that the current water shortage prevents them from being able...
1 April 2020 - Source: BNI Multimedia Group Sai Wansai — On March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, 23 countries' indigenous, together with thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies called for the protection of their rivers and rights to manage them, with hundreds more joined in v...
​31 MAR 2020 - Source: OOSKAnews - The six countries of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Mechanism (China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) have committed to further enhancement of water resource cooperation, most especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. "The epidem...
​30 MAR 2020 - Source: Frontier Myanmar  On an island in the Ayeyarwady delta, saltwater crocodiles and fishing communities make unhappy neighbours, with environmental degradation driving deadly attacks. By HEIN THAR | FRONTIER Photos HKUN LAT ONLY THE sound of the boat's engine could be heard ...
​29 MAR 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - At a time when every effort is being made to ensure equitable urban development in Yangon, a host of various projects are being implemented not only in the downtown but also in the outskirts. The implementation of establishing a world-class w...
​23 March 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times  Conservationists have begun reintroducing a critically endangered turtle species in its original habitat in the upper Chindwin River. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said it has begun the "soft release" of 40 rare Burmese roofed turtles near Linph...
​17 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - As Yangon heats up over the next few weeks, people are looking for ways to cool down and stay hydrated. As technology also improves, the more health-conscious consumers seek out new types of water purifiers to keep our H2O extra fresh. One such water purif...
​16 March 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Forest Department wants to upgrade an island in Ayeyarwady Region that is a nesting site for sea turtles from its current status as a protected area to a Ramsar Site. A Ramsar Site is a wetland site designated to be of international importance under the R...
​15 MAR 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - With a growing number of people and changes in lifestyles, the population density has been gradually high in Yangon. When Yangon becomes a densely populated area, it leads to the limited safe drinking water available for the Yangonites to con...
​11 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Chinese state-owned CITIC is set to initiate bidding for its environmental impact assessment (EIA) consultant for its port project in central Rakhine following the environmental ministry's response to its project proposal. The Ministry of Natural Resources...
​11 MARCH 2020 - Source: Khmer Times - According to recent Mekong River Commission (MRC) studies, the frequency and severity of droughts across the Mekong basin has increased over the past few decades. The upper reaches of the Mekong are witnessing an unprecedented spectacle when the ...
​08 March 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - Mandalay Region has developed a mobile phone application to facilitate the delivery of water to communities with shortages during the summer, the region's Department of Rural Development said. The app can help the government ration water to the 51 villages in 1...
04 March 20 - Source: YANGON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - From a boat on the Salween River in southeastern Myanmar, Than Zaw Oo pointed to a brown stretch of water he said was once full of lush paddy fields. ​ "This used to be my land," said the 51-year-old farmer, frowning at the murky waves. All but six ...