Can Chin State’s farmers move away from shifting cultivation and embrace sedentary agriculture in time to save the western region’s forests?
In northern Burma, increasing demand for bamboo shoots is adding to the rate of deforestation.
Large-scale agricultural projects in northwestern Kachin State’s Hukawng Valley are seriously threatening tiger numbers in Burma.
Farmers who painstakingly replanted a 700-acre mangrove forest in the Irrawaddy delta have been told the forest will be destroyed. They’ve taken their objections to Naypyidaw in the hopes of meeting the president.
The Burmese government has announced a policy that will stop the export of raw timber starting next April. Environmentalists say the decision could save Burma’s forests. Burma is one of[…]
Forests fast disappearing from the Irrawaddy delta’s Bogolay township as locals fear for their livelihoods and the environment
Jun 6, 2008 (DVB), The Burma Rivers Network has urged foreign companies to reconsider their investments in dam and gas projects in Burma due to the devastating impact on the[…]