By CLARE HAMMOND | FRONTIER15 March 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - MANDALAY — Civil society groups from across the country convened in Mandalay on Wednesday and Thursday to protest against large-scale hydropower development on the country's rivers, which they say is driving conflict and undermining...
15 March 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Mae Hong Son (The Nation) - EGAT eyeing mega-projects that may destroy river's ecosystem; water-diversion project will also harm Mekong, pristine forest THE LIVES of people living along the Salween River still face the risk of being adversely impacted by develo...
The 22nd annual International Day of Action for Rivers will take place on March 14. Join us to celebrate our life-giving waters, and honor all those who have worked hard to ensure that our rivers continue flowing! The International Day of Action for Rivers is a day dedicated to solidarity – whe...
11 March 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Coloured waste bins line the walls of RecyGlo's office in Yangon. Blue is for paper, red for plastic, green for aluminium and black for general waste. The waste is being separated for recycling. "If the plastic, glass and cans that we discard daily are not syste...
A poor community cites decades of land dispossession and environmental degradation in their opposition to a Thai-operated tin mine in rural Dawei Township. By WIN ZAR NI AUNG and YE HTUT WIN | FRONTIERON THE BANKS of a narrow stream in rural Tanintharyi Region, a faded blue sign points the way to My...
It's time that the nation's most important single natural resource benefitted from a dedicated management authority. By JOERN KRISTENSEN | FRONTIER06 March 19 - Source: Frontier Myanmar - THE CONTINUING conundrum over Myitsone, concern among farmers over river bank erosion in the dry zone and t...
04 March 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - "Life below water: for people and planet" was the theme of World Wildlife Day 2019, which was celebrated on Sunday to raise awareness about the world's wild animals and plants. "The theme means that marine diversity is also very important to conserve for sustain...
26 Feb 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Chindwin River, the largest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River, is vital to the lives of thousands of communities in Myanmar. Its basin ecosystem offers ecological services and biological diversity that provide the essential needs for six million people, from d...
​This article is a feature article dedicated to World Wetlands Day 2019. We prefer to write about the wetlands in Yangon, additionally, which can be created into public spaces without losing its essence. Therefore, the interview talk from Raphael Monnier gave valuable input for showing the importanc...
​​Date ​17th February, 2019 (Sunday) ​Starting Point ​Front of CRBO office, Monywa, Sagaing Region ​Campaign Area​Around CRBO office (nearby City Hall), Kyauk-Saung Jetty and Shipping area​Participants​Hon. Chief Minister Dr. Myint Naing of the Sagaing Regional Government, and other Ministers and Of...
20 Feb 19 - Source: Mizzima - As civilizations developed, there was a greater need for water supply, irrigation, flood control, navigation, water quality, sediment control and energy. A serious challenge to climatic adaptation is represented by struggling with irregular and unreliable freshwater sup...
​The Dutch Development Bank will fund the development of potential wastewater treatment projects in the Irrawaddy and Kafue river basins17 Feb 19 - Source: WWF - Like most countries, Myanmar and Zambia are facing worsening water risks with their rivers and freshwater resources under ever-increasing ...
Irresponsible sand mining in the Ayeyarwady River is destroying the livelihoods of farmers and fishers and placing environmental stress on the nation's rice bowl.​By HEIN KO SOE and CLARE HAMMOND | FRONTIERON JANUARY 16, about 250 residents of Thet Thit Kyun village tract in Bago Region sailed in wo...
​12 Feb 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Yangon has been striving to cope with the demands of modernisation ever since the military junta that ruled the country for over half a century gave way to the pressure of reforms nearly a decade ago. The city's ageing infrastructure, some of which dates back to ...
11 Feb 19 - Source: Mizzima - The crack at a dam in Myanmar's Bago region poses no risk to public safety following several earthquakes that jolted Paukkaung, Bago region last year, Xinhua reported quoting an initial assessment of the Myanmar Dams National Committee. The crack at the earthen embankme...

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