8 June 2021 - Source: The Third Pole - The Third Pole explores how the military coup will affect Chinese-backed dams along Southeast Asia's last free-flowing river Plans for seven Chinese-built dams along the Salween River have been a source of friction for Myanmar and China for some time. Prior to ...
22 March 21 - Source: Bangkok Post - PARIS: An international consortium has suspended a $1.5-billion hydropower dam project in Myanmar in response to last month's military coup, consortium member Electricite de France, a French utility, said Sunday. Nearly 250 people are confirmed dead in protests s...
Since 2013, the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department of Pavia University has been conducting an educational and research project in collaboration with the University of Mandalay (Myanmar), the second largest University in Myanmar. The project was initially funded through the Erasmus Mundus PA...
25 DEC 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - More dams in Myanmar that are supposed to irrigate farms and generate electricity are running low of water and likely to be of little use during the coming summer months. The latest to report low water level is the Myo Gyi dam in Ywarngan township in Shan S...
Myanmar is blessed with diverse ecosystems, rich biodiversity and bountiful natural resources. The health of these ecosystems is essential for the country's development and the people's wellbeing, given that all economic and social sectors depend on its natural capital. Yet many of our country's nat...
30 Nov 2020 - Source: Yale Environment 360 - BY FRED PEARCE - The Karen people of eastern Myanmar have long fought for autonomy over their lands. In a bold move, they have turned a war zone into a protected area that respects their cultural traditions and looks to save the Salween, one of ...
22 Oct 2020 - Source: BNI - A company official explained and responded to the concerns of villagers on the contaminants from the French pig farm near Daw Klo Village in Deemawso Township that it had entered the paddy fields near the creek instead of the lake used by the locals. Dr. Pyae Phyo Ma...
ဤအစီအရင်ခံစာသည် ဘားအံမြို့နယ် မြိုင်ကလေးဒေသရှိ တန် ၄,၀၀၀ ဘိလပ်မြေစက်ရုံတွင် ကျောက်မီးသွေးလောင်စာ စတင်အသုံးပြုပြီးနောက်ပိုင်း ဒေသခံများအသက်ရှင်ရေးအတွက် နေ့စဥ်မှီခိုနေရသော ရေအရင်းအမြစ်များ အရည်အသွေးပြောင်းလဲခြင်း၊ ဒေသခံများ၏ ကျန်းမာရေးဆိုင်ရာခံစားနေရခြင်းနှင့် လူမှုစီးပွားရေးကျဆင်းခြင်းတို့ကို ၂၀၁၉ခုန...
21 Oct 2020 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - Most residents in the country's fifth-largest city continue to rely on poor-quality water sources in the absence of a reliable government distribution system, but work is already underway on a major upgrade with international support. In 2009, U Thein Hl...
In this article, you will find out the current situations of Inle lake ecosystem and its environmental challenges, and why Inle lake is needed to be saved. Back in August, I was volunteering as a language teacher in a village called Le Pyin Taung which is near the Inle lake and luckily I have got a ...
Myanmar has two of the globally most intact tropical river systems - the Salween and the Irrawaddy - which are also in one of the most biodiversity-rich regions of the world. The value of these free-flowing rivers is of fundamental importance to the regional biodiversity, the economy of the country,...
08 SEP 2020 - Source: ECOLOGIST, The Journal for the Post-Industrial Age The Karen Indigenous People in Myanmar founded the Salween Peace Park to protect their mega-diverse territory and their culture from extractivism and conflict. The Karen People have lived in our forest home for 2,758 years acco...
Due to the promotion of economic deregulation after shifting the policy to emphasize reforms on international relations and economy since 2011, Myanmar has been more powerful as a new investment frontier in Asia as well as worldwide. Myanmar's gross domestic product (GDP) per capita is estimated to ...
26 Aug 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Flood warnings have been issued for people living on the riverbanks and in the low lands of the Thanlwin, Chindwin and Ayeyarwady rivers. U Kyaw Moe Oo, director general of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, said water run-off is flowing from the ...
26 Aug 2020 - Source: Communal NewsLocals told reporters that floodwaters had been flowing into the area since the evening of August 24 and were now rising up in some areas.According to locals, relief camps are being set up at places such as Islamic charity schools.The water level in Hpa-an is 750 c...