Biodiversity

The habitat types of Myanmar are:

  1. 9 a = Myanmar Dry Zone
  2. 9 b = Myanmar Subtropical
  3. 3 c = Assam – Myanmar Transition Zone
  4. 10 a = Central Indochina
  5. 10 b = Northern Indochina
  6. 10 c = Indochina Sub Tropical
  7. 4 = Myanmar Coast
  8. 7 b = Malayan Transition
  9. 5 d = Eastern Himalayas

The country is endowed with an impressive fauna and flora. There are about 7,000 plant species, more than 300 mammals and 400 reptiles, and 1,000 bird species which have been identified. Of the wildlife species, quite a number of them are IUCN Red listed species. Many ecologically fragile and endemic species are highly endangered with risk of extinction. The wildlife legislation declares complete protection for 39 mammals, 50 birds and 9 reptile species; normal protection for 12 mammals, 43 birds and 6 reptile species; and seasonally protected species include 2 mammals and 13 bird species. Twenty three wildlife sanctuaries and five national parks have been established in Myanmar under Protected Areas System.

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Wildlife and parts seized from illegal wildlife trade during 2008-2012 (items)

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Wildlife and parts seized from illegal wildlife trade during 2008 - 2012 (weight)

Protected Areas and ASEAN Heritage Parks in Myanmar

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  • Irrawaddy Dolphin protected areas expanded

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 8 September 2018

  • Myanmar Ranks Near Bottom of Global Illegal Trade Index

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    Source: The Irrawaddy

    Published: 6 September 2018

  • Yangon zoo to open elephant museum in Nov

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 5 September 2018

  • CSOs demand law for protecting biodiversity and local rights

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 3 September 2018

  • A close encounter with ‘one of the treasures of Myanmar’

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 28 August 2018

  • Over 5,000 baby sea turtles protected in Ayeyawady Region last year

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 23 August 2018

  • Mandalay outposts planned to stop wild elephant poaching

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 22 August 2018

  • Article: Conservation efforts to save wild elephants in Myanmar

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 22 August 2018

  • Dead whale carcass washes ashore near Haigyi

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 21 August 2018

  • Govt Readies Protected Areas for Wild Elephants

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    Source: The Irrawaddy

    Published: 21 August 2018

  • FREDA aims to mitigate natural disasters in delta regions

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 20 August 2018

  • Perspective: We can save our endangered elephants before it is not too late

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 19 August 2018

  • Announcement: Elephant conservationist selected for State Counsellor’s gratitude of honour for July

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 18 August 2018

  • More than 120 wild elephants killed in 8.6 years

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 18 August 2018

  • Nat Pauk elephant camp in Sagaing Region celebrates World Elephant Day

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 17 August 2018

  • Momo Elephant Sculpture Awarded Guinness World Record

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    Source: The Irrawaddy

    Published: 16 August 2018

  • Article: Myanmar’s elephants need help (In commemoration of the World Elephant Day)

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 14 August 2018

  • Yangon zoo to be learning centre on biodiversity

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 14 August 2018

  • Myanmar celebrates World Elephant Day

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 13 August 2018

  • Conservation for red crowned cranes and other birds in Ayeyawaddy Region must done in time

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 13 August 2018

  • Myanmar’s wild-captured worker elephants die young

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    Source: Mizzima

    Published: 8 August 2018

  • Two rare spider species spotted after over 100 years

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 7 August 2018

  • Perspective: Rays of hope for our tigers

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 3 August 2018

  • Elephant Poaching Dips in 2018 After Years on Rise

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    Source: The Irrawaddy

    Published: 3 August 2018

  • International Tiger Day celebrated at Yadanabon Zoological Gardens

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 1 August 2018

  • Group hopes to conserve endangered tigers in Myanmar

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 31 July 2018

  • World's biggest king penguin colony shrinks 90 percent

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    Source: Myanmar Digital News 

    Published: 31 July 2018

  • China plans to buy one million head of cattle from Myanmar

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 31 July 2018

  • 21 new fish species found in Myanmar

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 27 July 2018

  • Hluttaw to discuss ban on cattle export

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 25 July 2018

  • Opinion: Education, punishment and job creation needed to fight electrofishing

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 24 July 2018

  • Wild elephant killed by poisoned arrow

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 24 July 2018

  • Conservation must not “expand govt administration”, KNU warns

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 24 July 2018

  • Killing of Myanmar elephants rise in a decade

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 24 July 2018

  • Hein Line villagers worried by plan to save environment in Tanintharyi

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 23 July 2018

  • Myanmar’s 27 turtle species ‘facing extinction’

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 23 July 2018

  • 95 seized tortoises conserved at Ban Bway tortoise conservation camp

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    Source: Myanmar Digital News

    Published: 22 July 2018

  • Guinness recognizes Myanmar paper elephant as world’s biggest

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    Source: Mizzima

    Published: 21 July 2018

  • Conservation plan to be drawn up for sharks, stingrays

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 20 July 2018

  • China Focus: Amber reveals secrets of dinosaur-era snake

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    Source: Xinhua

    Published: 19 July 2018

  • Landslides threaten iconic Mount Popa

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 17 July 2018

  • Population of rare star tortoises rises to 15,000

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 17 July 2018

  • Article: Safety and regulations needed for better management of zoos, public security

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 15 July 2018

  • Workshop on preservation of Chatthin wildlife sanctuary held

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 11 July 2018

  • Gibbons as guardians of nature

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 3 July 2018

  • Wildlife smuggler arrested in An Township

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 2 July 2018

  • More visitors turnout at Ayeyawady dolphin conservation area

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 17 June 2018

  • Regional Short Film Contest Launched to Combat Wildlife Trade

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    Source: The Irrawaddy

    Published: 14 June 2018

  • Survey to explore hidden flora in upper Myanmar

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 11 June 2018

  • Endangered reptile found in Paung Township

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    Source: Myanmar Digital News

    Published: 5 June 2018

  • Article: Moeyungyi Wildlife Sanctuary

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 4 May 2018

  • First ‘private elephant lake’ opens in Bago

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    Source: Frontier Myanmar

    Published: 4 May 2018

  • Some 89 river terns researched in 2018

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 3 May 2018

  • Elephants Lake to become one of the biggest camps in Southeast Asia

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 3 May 2018

  • White-headed stilt to become new migratory bird species

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 26 April 2018

  • Elephants at risk over China skin trade

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 25 April 2018

  • Online skin trade fuels Myanmar elephant slaughter: conservation group

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    Source: Mizzima

    Published: 25 April 2018

  • Establishment of elephant camps to help reduce illegal poaching

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    Source: Myanmar Digital News

    Published: 23 April 2018

  • Tour operators, timber company see bright future for elephant tourism

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 12 April 2018

  • Opinion: Ending wildlife trafficking is everyone’s responsibility

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 11 April 2018

  • Hunters prey on wild elephants in Yoma

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 10 April 2018

  • “Voices for Wildlife” music festival held in Yangon

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 8 April 2018

  • Golden deer population in Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary increases

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 8 April 2018

  • Conservationists halve area set aside for dolphin project

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 4 April 2018

  • WWF Confident Govt Set to Launch Crackdown on Illegal Wildlife Trade

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    Source: The Irrawaddy

    Published: 4 April 2018

  • Myanmar worries about tiger extinction

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 2 April 2018

  • Biodiversity conservation project in Chindwin River to kick off next month

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 12 March 2018

  • Police Arrest Elephant Poaching Ring in Irrawaddy Region

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    Source: The Irrawaddy

    Published: 12 March 2018

  • MEI to conduct Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Risk Assessment in Sagaing Region

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    Source: Myanmar Digital News

    Published: 11 March 2018

  • Feature: Wildlife Conservation is the duty and responsibility of all Myanmar

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    Source: Myanmar Digital News

    Published: 8 March 2018

  • Briefing paper on biodiversity, rights and business open for public comment

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 7 March 2018

  • Feature: Long-term restoration and sustainability of Inle Lake

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    Source: Myanmar Digital News

    Published: 2 March 2018

  • The unbalanced population of animals threatens ecosystem

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 28 February 2018

  • Gavialis crocodile fossils found near Mount Popa

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 28 February 2018

  • EU Calls on Myanmar to Take Action to Save Shrinking Elephant Population

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    Source: The Irrawaddy

    Published: 28 February 2018

  • 300 star tortoises released in Minsontaung Wildlife Sanctuary

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    Source: Myanmar Digital News

    Published: 26 February 2018

  • Opinion: Conservation of the Ayeyawady Dolphins

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 26 February 2018

  • 10-Year Plan Aims to Save Myanmar’s Wild Elephants from Poachers

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    Source: The Irrawaddy

    Published: 20 February 2018

  • 105 fish species found in Indawgyi Lake

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 17 February 2018

  • Rare migratory water bird spotted for second year in a row

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 17 February 2018

  • Opinion: Conservation project comes just in time for Myanmar elephants

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 16 February 2018

  • Tourist sites at centre of illegal wildlife trade

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 16 February 2018

  • Fisheries Department, WCS to conduct research on Ayeyawady dolphins

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 10 February 2018

  • Wetlands status sought for all of Mottama

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 8 February 2018

  • No-fishing zones designated for Indawgyi Lake

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 7 February 2018

  • 100 million-year-old spider with a tail found trapped in amber from Myanmar

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    Source: Mizzima

    Published: 6 February 2018

  • Fishermen find unidentified bird in Hainggyikyun Township

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 5 February 2018

  • Sucker fish terrorise fishing in Twante

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 9 January 2018

  • Chin State Chief Minister vows to conserve natural beauty of Chin State

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 8 January 2018

  • 165 wild elephants dead in last seven years across the country

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 5 January 2018

  • Taungthaman Lake hosts fewer migratory birds this year

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 2 January 2018

  • About 650 star tortoises conserved at Shwesettaw Wildlife Sanctuary

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 25 December 2017

  • Ayeyarwady tops list of wild elephant deaths

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 24 December 2017

  • Risk to endangered clouded leopards grows as smuggling rises

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 22 December 2017

  • Rare Ayeyarwady dolphin dies

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 21 December 2017

  • Endangered tortoises kept for breeding

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 21 December 2017

  • Number of tiger and wildlife species in Hugaung Tiger Reserve collected

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 19 December 2017

  • Electro-fishing, pollution blamed for dolphin’s death

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 19 December 2017

  • Scientists discover 115 new species in Greater Mekong Region: WWF report

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    Source: WWF Myanmar

    Published: 19 December 2017

  • Myanmar’s largest corporations lend support to save wild elephants

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 18 December 2017

  • Myanmar companies support saving elephants

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    Source: Mizzima

    Published: 16 December 2017

  • Northern river terrapin close to extinction in Myanmar

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 15 December 2017

  • Star tortoises preserved by 3 IDs

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 15 December 2017

  • Status Of Irrawaddy Dolphin Raised To ‘Endangered’

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    Source: The Irrawaddy

    Published: 8 December 2017

  • CBT to be implemented in seven villages in Ayeyawady Dolphin Conservation Area

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 28 November 2017

  • Endangered tigers in Htamanthi Wildlife Sanctuary to be observed using camera traps

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 27 November 2017

  • Migratory birds slow to arrive this year

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 24 November 2017

  • Endangered Wildlife list to be revised, republished

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 23 November 2017

  • Migratory birds decline in upper Chindwin region

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 22 November 2017

  • Experts call for urgent action to protect Myanmar bears

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 15 November 2017

  • Winter birds start migrating to Paleik Lake

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 13 November 2017

  • Illegal wildlife trade thriving in Golden Triangle: WWF

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 13 November 2017

  • Fourth Ayeyawady dolphin tour in dolphin conservation area begins

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 7 November 2017

  • World’s largest paper mache sculpture gives voice to endangered Myanmar elephants

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 6 November 2017

  • Seized endangered Parrot-beaked tortoises ill, being treated

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 4 November 2017

  • Indawgyi Biosphere Reserve Inauguration held last Tuesday

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 2 November 2017

  • Coalition launched in response to wild elephant skinning crisis

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar 

    Published: 2 November 2017

  • Golden Triangle is ‘ground zero’ for wildlife trafficking: WWF

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    Source: The Nation

    Published: 2 November 2017

  • Top 10 'Most Wanted' Endangered Species in the Markets of the Golden Triangle

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    Source: WWF Myanmar

    Published: 2 November 2017

  • Endangered hornbills under threat by wildlife trade

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 31 October 2017

  • Myanmar plans to turn wildlife reserve in northwestern region into eco-tourism destination

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    Source: Global Times

    Published: 30 October 2017

  • Adventure tour planned for Tamanthi Wildlife Sanctuary

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 30 October 2017

  • Three endangered baby dolphins spotted in Ayeyawady River

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 27 October 2017

  • Sagaing Region struggling to jump-start wildlife tourism project amid scarce funds

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 24 October 2017

  • Dried elephant meat seized in Yangon

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 13 October 2017

  • China-Myanmar expedition discovers new shrimp species

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    Source: Mizzima

    Published: 13 October 2017

  • Group trumpets sarus crane success in Ayeyarwady

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 11 October 2017

  • Fifteen new gecko species discovered in Myanmar

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    Source: Fauna and Flora International

    Published: 5 October 2017

  • Conservation helps rare Myanmar tortoise population rebound to 14,000

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 28 September 2017

  • Thousands Protest UNESCO Project at Mt. Hkakabo Razi

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    Source: The Irrawaddy

    Published: 28 September 2017

  • Residents to protest expansion of Khakaborazi park

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 27 September 2017

  • Bear dies after wandering into Magwe village

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 26 September 2017

  • Number of visitors to Wingabaw Elephant Camp increased by 80 %

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 25 September 2017

  • Yangon’s ‘misery menu’ features exotic meat for sale

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 22 September 2017

  • Mandalay comes second in animal trafficking cases

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 21 September 2017

  • Conservationists to work with China to curb wildlife trafficking

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 20 September 2017

  • Continuous research on star tortoises conducts in Shwesettaw Wildlife Sanctuary

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 18 September 2017

  • WWF-Myanmar sounds alarm about illegal wildlife trade

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 8 September 2017

  • Nearly 50 sarus crane nests identified

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 5 September 2017

  • Myanmar hails UNESCO Status for Indawgyi Lake and expects more UNESCO sites to be announced in the future

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 4 September 2017

  • Rare sarus cranes found in Ayeyawady Delta

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 1 September 2017

  • 88 turtles released in Chindwin

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 1 September 2017

  • Soft shell turtles threatened with extinction

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 29 August 2017

  • Number of orphaned elephants being cared for at camp in Bago Region grows to five in a year

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 28 August 2017

  • Workshops to promote tiger conservation

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 25 August 2017

  • Two Himalayan black bears freed

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 24 August 2017

  • Hoolock gibbon survey planned for October

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 24 August 2017

  • Government urged to make Gwa Island a nature reserve

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 22 August 2017

  • Indawgyi Lake hosts rare species of water bird

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 21 August 2017

  • Wild elephants poaching rises in southern Rakhine, Ayeyawady Region

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 17 August 2017

  • Insect discovered in Kachin State named after naturalist David Attenborough

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    Source: Mizzima

    Published: 16 August 2017

  • Endangered Asian black bears to be released into Htamanthi Wildlife Sanctuary

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 16 August 2017

  • Elephant poacher captured in Ayeyawady Region

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 15 August 2017

  • Conservationists alarmed over rising elephant skin trade

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 15 August 2017

  • Rakhine environmentalist among awardees of ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes Award

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 9 August 2017

  • Wild elephants poisoned in Ayeyarwaddy Region

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 6 August 2017

  • Bago Yoma gets ecotourism

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 31 July 2017

  • Article: Wilderness areas are being destroyed but the World Heritage Convention can protect them

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 28 July 2017

  • Ministry to boost ecotourism this fiscal year

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 25 July 2017

  • Red-crowned crane needs urgent conservation

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 23 July 2017

  • Kachin State’s Indawgyi Lake gets UNESCO designation

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    Source: Mizzima

    Published: 22 July 2017

  • Rare armadillos found in Sagaing

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 20 July 2017

  • New wildlife sanctuary to emerge in forest reserve

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 11 July 2017

  • Star tortoises in Minzontaung sanctuary number more than 2000

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 10 July 2017

  • Endangered white-winged wood ducks spotted in Htamanthi wildlife sanctuary

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 3 July 2017

  • Over 4,700 domesticated elephants registered across Myanmar

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 28 June 2017

  • Snails infest Ayeyawady fields

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 27 June 2017

  • 10 marine animal species threatened with extinction in Rakhine State

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 26 June 2017

  • Burmese roofed turtle threatened by water pollution

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 26 June 2017

  • Myanmar’s edible bird nest industry comes home to roost

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 7 June 2017

  • Skin cure fad driving Myanmar elephant poaching surge: WWF

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 6 June 2017

  • Dolphin protection to be expanded

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 1 June 2017

  • Endangered turtles, tortoises saved by conservation

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 26 May 2017

  • 58 bird species spotted at Kaylatha wildlife sanctuary

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 24 April 2017

  • Opinion: Rare Species — Ayeyawady Dolphins

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 20 April 2017

  • Article: Earth Optimism: Helping Wild Elephants Where They Roam

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 18 April 2017

  • Smithsonian Scientists Discover Two Colorful Geckos in Vanishing Myanmar Rainforest

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 17 April 2017

  • Scientists discover eggs of one of world’s most endangered turtles

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 17 April 2017

  • Forest reserves to be recognised as wildlife sanctuaries

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 7 April 2017

  • Revised environmental policy to be released

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 6 April 2017

  • Ecotourism plan still faces challenges to implement

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 15 March 2017

  • Inkhinebwan mountain range in Kachin State designated as national park

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 13 March 2017

  • Conservationists to launch dolphin protection campaigns

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 10 March 2017

  • Poachers target endangered manta rays

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 9 March 2017

  • Unexpected jellyfish in Myanmar waters a boon for fishermen

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 6 March 2017

  • Star tortoises released in Minsontaung sanctuary

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 6 March 2017

  • Shell ornament production falls

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 6 March 2017

  • Tanintharyi chief demands fish protection

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 5 March 2017

  • PR: World Wildlife Day 2017: Survey of uncharted Myanmar region finds Southeast Asia’s last great wilderness

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    Source: WWF-Myanmar

    Published: 3 March 2017

  • Majority of mammals in Kayin State in trouble

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 3 March 2017

  • Survey reveals drastic decline of waterbirds in Ayeyawady River

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 25 February 2017

  • Ayeyarwady in danger of losing its birds

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 22 February 2017

  • Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady dolphin population grows to 70

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 20 February 2017

  • Restoration of Alaungtaw Katthapa National Park

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 16 February 2017

  • More than 30 species of migratory birds sojourn at Paleik Lake

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 15 February 2017

  • State Counsellor receives WWF-US Board Member and Country Director of WWF

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 11 February 2017

  • Survey on Ayeyarwady dolphin population

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 7 February 2017

  • Threats to South-East Asia’s treasures

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 7 February 2017

  • Vice President U Henry Van Thio urges conservation of state bird, tree in Chin State

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    Source: President Office, Myanmar

    Published: 6 February 2017

  • Authorities clamp down on illegal wildlife traders

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 6 February 2017

  • Meinmahla Kyun wildlife sanctuary designated Ramsar site

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 3 February 2017

  • Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife designated as third Ramsar

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 2 February 2017

  • Myanmar to take part in Hamalia mountain range conservation project

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 29 January 2017

  • Protections for pachyderms finalized

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 27 January 2017

  • Amid extinction fears, survey to count Irrawaddy dolphins

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 25 January 2017

  • Star tortoise population over 2,300 in Minsontaung Wildlife Sanctuary

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 23 January 2017

  • Ayeyawady dolphins population to be updated

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    Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

    Published: 22 January 2017

  • Myanmar to launch elephant conservation project

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 19 January 2017

  • Myanmar’s ‘smiling’ Irrawaddy dolphins on brink of extinction

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    Source: Mizzima

    Published: 18 January 2017

  • Elephant Conservation Workshop held in Nay Pyi Taw

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 17 January 2017

  • Elephant poaching on the rise: minister

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 17 January 2017

  • Indawgyi bird count reveals winter population

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 17 January 2017

  • မြန်မာ့ဆင်များထိန်းသိမ်းရေးလုပ်ငန်းစီမံချက် ရေးဆွဲခြင်းဆိုင်ရာ အလုပ်ရုံဆွေးနွေးပွဲကျင်းပ

    သတင်းအပြည့်အစုံကို ဤနေရာတွင် ဖတ်ရှုပါ

    သတင်းရင်းမြစ်။   ။ ပြန်ကြားရေးဝန်ကြီးဌာန

    ထုတ်ဝေသည့်နေ့။   ။ ဇန်နဝါရီလ ၁၆ ရက်၊ ၂၀၁၇။

  • Central committee sets out to conserve coastal biodiversity

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 2 January 2017

  • Scientists discover over 150 new species in the Mekong

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 20 December 2016

  • Knowledge dissemination on Ayeyawady dolphin conservation

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 20 December 2016

  • Migratory birds settle in for winter at Inle Lake

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 19 December 2016

  • Scientists find dinosaur tail in mid-Cretaceous amber

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    Source: Global Times

    Published: 9 December 2016

  • Migratory birds absent from Chindwin: residents

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 8 December 2016

  • Myeik’s mangroves in danger: FFI

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 6 December 2016

  • Myanmar to draft national environmental policy: President U Htin Kyaw

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    Source: President Office, Myanmar

    Published: 30 November 2016

  • နိုင်ငံတော်သမ္မတ ဦးထင်ကျော် ပဉ္စမအကြိမ် အစိမ်းရောင်စီးပွားရေး အစိမ်းရောင် ဖွံ့ဖြိုးတိုးတက်မှု ဖိုရမ်ဖွင့်ပွဲ အခမ်းအနားသို့ တက်ရောက် မိန့်ခွန်းပြောကြား

    သတင်းအပြည့်အစုံကို ဤနေရာတွင် ဖတ်ရှုပါ

    သတင်းရင်းမြစ်။   ။ နိုင်ငံတော်သမ္မတရုံး

    ထုတ်ဝေသည့်နေ့။   ။ နို၀င်ဘာလ ၃၀ ရက်၊ ၂၀၁၆။

  • Myanmar cracks down on illegal wildlife trading from Mandalay-Muse

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    Source: Eleven

    Published: 30 November 2016

  • Infrastructure boom threatening tigers

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 29 November 2016

  • Govt agrees to crack down on wildlife trade in borderlands

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 23 November 2016

  • WWF says roads, dams, tiger farms, poaching threat to tiger survival in Greater Mekong region

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    Source: Xinhua

    Published: 23 November 2016

  • Bee pasture management committees to be formed

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 22 November 2016

  • Pregnant Irrawaddy dolphin believed killed by electro-fisher

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 21 November 2016

  • KNU, WWF ink pact

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 11 November 2016

  • Cautionary tails: Learning from neighbours to counter species loss in Myanmar

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 8 November 2016

  • Environmental conference participants demand govt reject Myitsone dam

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 7 November 2016

  • Can Myanmar’s hydropower study truly be for the people?

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 7 November 2017

  • Features: In the Delta, a rapidly disintegrating mangrove forest

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    Source: Frointier Myanmar

    Published: 7 November 2016

  • Only 3 Irrawaddy Dolphins remain in Laos, says WWF

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    Source: Mizzima

    Published: 5 November 2016

  • Wild elephants destroy paddy field near Ngwe Saung Beach

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 3 November 2016

     

  • Hydropower commission tipped to advise nixing Myitsone: members

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 28 October 2016

  • Talks On Hydropower Projects along Ayeyawady River focused on impact assessment

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    Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

    Published: 24 October 2016

  • Hungry poachers target great hornbills in Magwe Region

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 20 October 2016

  • Myanmar bans fishing in some islands in southern region

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    Source: Xinhua/Global Times

    Published: 14 October 2016

  • China-Myanmar established Biodiversity Research Institute handed over to Myanmar

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    Source: Mizzima

    Published: 13 October 2016

  • Fish research centre to open

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 12 October 2016


  • Farm animal census to be revived in 2017

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    Source: Myanmar Times

    Published: 12 October 2016


  • Tiger parts trade at Mong La tripled in 8 years, says watchdog

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    Source: Frontier Myanmar

    Published: 10 October 2016

  • Myanmar highlighted as a priority hub in ending tiger trade

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    Source: Myanmar TImes

    Published: 7 October 2016