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Climate migrations in Myanmar

11 Jan 20 - Source: Mizzima - "We live in a part of the world that will be hit incredibly hard by climate change. The disruptions to agriculture and food security will be enormous. People will simply not be able to live as they are, where they are" Thant Myint U, 2018 "Climate Change" and "Migration...
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Myanmar’s earth champions raise awareness about climate change

Source: Frontier MyanmarDate: 3 Dec 19A small and passionate group of young activists is working in diverse ways to raise public awareness about the threat Myanmar faces from climate change. By NICOLE TU-MAUNG | FRONTIERON A Sunday afternoon in September, hundreds of people gathered on the cobblesto...
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Hundreds of Yangon activists join Global Climate Strike

23 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Hundreds of people marched in downtown Yangon on Sunday as part of the Global Climate Strike to demand that action be taken to address the worsening effects of climate change around the world. At least 200 protesters gathered in front of Bogyoke Market and marched...
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Rural Water Supply Activities

​21 Aug 18 - Myanmar is ranked 2nd on the list of countries with the highest amount of dangers caused by water, said Dr Khin Ni Ni Thein, Secretary of the National-level Water Resources Committee Advisory Board.Writer: May Thin KyiDue to heavy rains, rivers and creeks are flooded with rain wate...
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Yangon factories told to treat water or else

​20 July 18 - More rain is expected in middle areas of Myanmar starting from July 22 due to the remnant rain clouds from the storm, said meteorologist Chit Kyaw."The storm may occur in north of Bay of Bengal. The depression is likely to cross inland through Gulf of Tonkin near Hong Kong. The ra...
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Governing the Ayeyarwady

​On July 2, Bangladesh's The Independent newspaper reported that the World Bank had stopped approving projects for Myanmar as part of international moves to pressure Nay Pyi Taw regarding the issues in Rakhine State. The story quoted Bangladesh Finance Minister AMA Muhith after his meeting with Worl...
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Dialogue on Share Experience of Harvest Moisture from Thin Air to Collect Water–Myanmar Water Partnership

The Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) project has started in September 2015, with aid from World Bank ($100 million). It supports Myanmar to develop the institutions and tools for water resource management and implementation of integrated river basin management in the Ayeyarwady B...
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Stockholm Environmental Institute’s partnership with key Myanmar water agency to boost environmental research

SEI's partnership with Myanmar's Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (DWIR) and Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI) will strengthen research, capacity building and policy linkages on critical environmental issues in Myanmar.​SEI has signed an agreement with Myanmar's Dire...
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"Wastes....how it can affect the human and entire community," A Ph.D student from Mahidol University shared her motive

Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarDate: 4 April 2018​Myanmar is primarily an agricultural country and the economy of the nation is also mainly depends on the agricultural products. To increase the agricultural productions for the rising demand of a growing population, double crop cultivation of...
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​The Alley Garden Project at Doh Eain

Source: The Global New Light Of MyanmarDate: 21 March 2018Photo: Google​As part of efforts to conserve Myanmar's ecosystem, the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry has initiated discussions with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to obtain funds from the Green ...
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Dokhtawady River resorts still waiting for expansion plan OK

 Source: Eco Business​The world's mangrove forests, with their archetypal twisted roots protruding from the water surface, store more than 4 billion tonnes of carbon, new research shows.Deforestation—often to make way for fish farming—has seen the global area of mangroves decline by 2 per cent ...
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