28 May 19 - Source: The Irrawaddy - YANGON—The Shan State Parliament will soon discuss a draft law that will allow the participation of local residents in the conservation of Inle Lake, one of the most prominent landmarks in Shan State. The draft law proposes the formation of a lake governing b...
27 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Myanmar National Commission on Large Dams (MNCLD) held the Seminar on Knowledge Sharing for Better Dams in Yangon yesterday. In his address, Union Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Dr Aung Thu said, "The International Commission on L...
27 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - As part of efforts to conserve coral reefs, plastic, fishing nets and garbage on reefs near NyaungOoPhee Island in Kawthoung District in the Myeik Archipelago were removed by volunteers yesterday, who were working for the third day. A 10-member team ...
24 May 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - When it's too late, we'll realise the signs were obvious. We'll look back at the staggering 83 percent decline in freshwater species populations – more than twice the rate of terrestrial and marine – and wonder why we didn't act to safeguard the rivers and lakes i...
22 May 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - A team of experienced divers from around the world have launched a campaign to clear lost and abandoned fishing nets – known as ghost nets – from the coral reefs in Myanmar's Myeik Archipelago. Ghost nets, or abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear, include fish...
20 May 19 - Source: CEPF - Today, International Day for Biological Diversity, we celebrate the incredible biodiversity conservation work of our grantees by announcing the winners of our sixth annual photo contest. We received more entries than ever before and, collectively, they make a powerful stat...
​Source: Frontier Myanmar​​In the sixth instalment of a series profiling Myanmar's leading responsible tourism businesses, Frontier highlights a project aimed at helping to save the Irrawaddy dolphin. By ALFRED SKARTVEIT HELSKOG | FRONTIERTOURISTS are helping to keep alive a local fishing techn...
14 May 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) will hold press conferences twice a month, the authority's joint secretary U Hla Aung said on May 11. Formerly known as "Ma Hta Tha", the YRTA is responsible for public transportation in the city. It plans to use press ...
CEPF grantees racing to learn more about this important place before it's too late by Author Myanmar's Chindwin River Basin hosts a range of habitats—from forests and swamps to coasts and mountains.Fifty percent of the basin is covered by 14 of the country's Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs). Only a qua...
Earlier this year the project 'Leapfrogging Delta Management in Myanmar' was successfully concluded. For two years Dutch and Myanmar experts, including young professionals worked together on this project. By using smart monitoring and modelling technologies they gained insights in rainfall, river fl...
04 May 19 - Source: Frontier MyanmarDiscarded fishing gear brings death and destruction to marine environments and is threatening the unique beauty and biodiversity of Myanmar's Myeik Archipelago. By THANDA KO GYI | FRONTIERMYANMAR has a massive ghost net problem. Reefs are being smothered and marin...
02 May 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Villages that had temporarily moved to safer places due to riverbank erosion in Kawa Townships in Bago Region are facing water shortages. Villages, namely Yegyaw, Ahyoepon, Gar Gyi Son, Mamauk, and Tadao O villages in Kawa township, and villages facing sea faced ...
01 May 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar is set to receive a €35.7 million (K60.2 billion) loan from the French Development Agency (AFD) to upgrade to five hydropower plants, President U Win Myint said in a message to the Assembly of the Union (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw). The term of the loan is for 13 ...
​30 April 19 - Source: MongabayThe Irrawaddy Delta of Myanmar used to be rich in mangroves, but only 20 percent of the original coverage remains today.Although it's illegal to log mangrove wood, people who live in villages without electricity still cut the increasingly fragmented mangrove forests of...
ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ အေရးပါဆံုး သဘာ၀သယံဇာတတစ္ခုျဖစ္ေသာ ဧရာ၀တီျမစ္ႀကီး အတြက္ သီးသန္႔ စီမံခန္႔ခြဲမႈ အာဏာပိုင္အဖြဲ႕အစည္းတစ္ရပ္ ထား႐ွိ ေဆာင္႐ြက္ေပးရန္ အခ်ိန္တန္ၿပီျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ​ျမစ္ဆံုကိစၥ ေျဖ႐ွင္းခ်က္ မေဖာ္ထုတ္ႏိုင္ေသးျခင္း၊ အပူပိုင္းေဒသ ႏွင့္ ျမစ္၀ကၽြန္းေပၚတြင္ ျမစ္ကမ္းပါး တိုက္စားမႈ ေၾကာင့္ လယ္သမားမ်ား စိုးရ...

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