​Source: P-GIS -  This book offers a comprehensive overview of progress in the general area of fluvial remote sensing with a specific focus on its potential contribution to river management. The book highlights a range of challenging issues by considering a range of spatial and temporal sc...
1 April 2020 - Source: BNI Multimedia GroupSai 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 vi...
​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 epidemi...
​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...
05 March 20 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, received the delegation led by Ms Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director of Asia and Director of IUCN Regional Hub for Asia- Oceania at 10 am on 4 March 2020 at the Min...
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 o...
03 March 20 - Source: Phys.org - Mangroves account for only 0.7% of the Earth's tropical forest area, but they are among the world's most productive and important ecosystems. They provide a wealth of ecological and socio-economic benefits, such as serving as nursery habitat for fish species, offerin...
Date - 05 March 2020Time - 17:15 - 18:15 (YGN time)How do I attend? Go to https://metameta.adobeconnect.com/ihe/ Click on 'Enter as Guest'Enter a user name Click on 'Enter Room'ParticipationThe events are free of charge. Please register to participate using the following link, that will help us to s...
27 Feb 20 - Source: BAGO, Myanmar (Reuters) - Three years ago, the villagers watched as the Sittaung River on Myanmar's southeast coast crept closer to them, swollen by powerful tidal surges from the Gulf of Mottama that eroded its banks. ​Eventually, the 1,500 residents of Ta Dar U had to accept th...
20 Feb 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon Water Bus river transport service has ordered passenger ferries from Singapore and Thailand to replace its old vessels once it resumes operation, the company that runs the line said. Daw Tint Tint Lwin, chair of Tint Tint Myanmar Co., said it has also s...
03 Feb 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Gulf of Mottama Wetland conservation area has been expanded from 42,500 hectares to 161,030 hectares after its adjacent area was declared the sixth Ramsar Site in Myanmar on Sunday. A Ramsar site is a wetland site designated to be of international importance u...
River Clean Up Campaign was yearly organized at Botahtaung river front to give a message to the public becoming more aware of river pollution in Yangon river. with the collaboration of the embassy of the kingdoms of the Netherlands and Think Maritime Company limited, volunteers led by Yangon City De...
IntroductionPartners for International Business (PIB) project was developed since 2018 in Myanmar and it was about the collaborating for water and climate resilient Yangon between the Dutch government and Myanmar government. The workshop is part of a program of Dutch Partnership for Urban Water and ...
25 Jan 20 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Crew of Step by Step Production TV channel from France shot youths undergoing training at the 'Bamathway Myanmar traditional lethwei club' in Chanayethazan Township, Mandalay Region as well as scenes of Gawein jetty yesterday.The crew also made a doc...
22 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - India's ambassador to Myanmar emphasised on Monday that all projects being undertaken by India in Rakhine State are aid projects for the welfare of the people of the state. Ambassador Shri Saurabh Kumar said this during a ceremony in Sittwe, Rakhine, to handed ove...

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