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 ...
The Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands has the honour to announce the call for nominations for the eighth edition of the Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards, to be presented at the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties (COP14) in Wuhan, China.The Ramsar Wetland Conservation...
ကီလိုမီတာ ၁၀၀၀ ကျော်ရှည်လျားသော မြစ်များသည် ပြတ်တောက်ခြင်း၊ မြစ်လမ်းကြောင်းများပြောင်းသွားခြင်း သို့မဟုတ် ရေစီးဆင်းမှုမရှိတော့ပဲ လုံးဝခမ်းခြောက်သွားကုန်ကြသည်အထိ ဖြစ်နေပြီဖြစ်သည်။ဆည် တာတမံများ တည်ဆောက်ခြင်းနှင့်ပတ်သတ်၍ မြစ်များတွင် သက်စောင့်ရေထားရှိရန်နှင့် ရေဝေရေလဲဒေသစီမံခန့်ခွဲမှုများအား ဆွေးနွေးရန...
03 March 2021 - Source: Climate Change News - The military takeover in Myanmar raises fears of pollution, deforestation and revival of a controversial hydropower dam, as international agencies put climate projects on hold  The UN has suspended climate projects that require working with Myanmar'...
Hydropower may be a source of renewable energy, but if left uncontrolled, it might cost more to the planet than we think.  Source: University of Sydney | Thiri Shwesin Aung - While hydropower is a vital source of renewable energy, the development of new hydropower plants can often result i...
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...
07 FEB 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar reiterated its plans to further reduce the country's carbon emissions and to expand its renewable energy program during an international conference on February 4. Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Electricity and Energy U Than Zaw was quoted by...
29 JAN 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times - Up to 58 villages in Mandalay Region is likely to experience water shortage in the coming summer months, said Region Rural Area Development Department's Director U Soe Than. The 58 villages will cover 10 townships including Taungtha and Nwartogyi townships,...
26 Jan 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Nan San Hpoo natural water outlet, a water source of the Ngwe Taung Dam, Dimawhso Township, Kayah State, had a declining water yield, and the area had low rainfalls in the raining season, so this year, the dam will be able to supply water for ...
25 JAN 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - By Kyaw Soe (Kawthoung), Translated by Khine Thazin Han Taninthayi Region, the southern tip of Myanmar, abounds with water, forest and mineral resources. Kawthoung in Taninthayi Region is also well known for the minority Salon (or) Mawken (or)...
24 JAN 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - By Swe Oo Wai, Translated by Than Tun Aung A large number of markets under the management of the Yangon City Development Committee are opened for enabling dwellers of Yangon City to buy goods and foods for daily consumption. Markets are locate...
21 January 2021 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. ဧရာဝတီမြစ် မန္တလေးရေအမှတ်မှာ ယခုဇန်နဝါရီလအတွင်း မန္တလေးမြို့၏ ရေနည်းမှတ်ဖြစ်သော ၃၆၀ စင်တီမီတာအောက် ရောက်သည်အထိ လျော့ကျလျက်ရှိရာ ဇန် နဝါရီ ၂၀ ရက် နေ့လယ်ပိုင်း တိုင်းထွာချက်များအရ မြစ်ရေအမှတ်မှာ ၃၂၇ စင်တီမီတာသာရှိကြောင်း မိုးလေဝသနှင့် ဇလဗေဒ ညွှန်ကြ...
Brief Information  From this webinar, you can get the information concerned with how to incorporate climate change impact into flood risk assessment; safe inflow design flood selection for dams; climate change considered hydro-meteorological response of particular river basin as well as how to ...
15 January 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times It has been nearly two months since the rain last fell over Yangon. Though many clouds have passed over the city, no precipitation has fallen from the sky. This is normal for Yangon, meteorologically-speaking. On average it rains for just over 4 days in N...
U Nay Myo Lin, working as an assistant director of the design branch, IWUMD subsequently took up the discussion with the topic, "Community-based Approaches to Flood Management in Myanmar". In accordance with the chosen theme, he presented community based disaster management in details including comm...

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