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CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
Over the past 40 years it is estimated that human activities have wiped out up to half of the planet’s wildlife. In many places this has meant the extinction of some of the world’s most iconic animals. Much of Myanmar’s wildlife still thrives, but its future is at a crossroads.Learn More
Every second a forested area the size of a football field is razed from our earth. Though deforestation rates in Myanmar are among the highest in the world, this country still has some of the most extensive forest cover in the whole of Southeast Asia.Learn More
RIVERS AT RISK
Our earth’s once mighty rivers are bowing to the pressures of a growing population. Hope in Myanmar comes in the form of the majestic Ayeyarwady, one of the last long, free-flowing rivers on the entire planet.Learn More
Seven billion people are having a big impact on our planet. CO2 emissions have skyrocketed and consumer goods have left us inundated with litter. Uniquely, Myanmar has a chance to choose a sustainable development journey fueled by clean, green energy.Learn More
FROM THE FIELD
COLLARING NOBLE GIANTS
The team sit quietly or doze in the shade on the edge of a bamboo forest. It’s 4pm on a hot April afternoon and the trackers have been out since dawn. Suddenly a walkie- talkie crackles and instantly everyone is up.
GREENING CHINA'S BELT & ROAD INITIATIVE
While China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Myanmar could potentially present significant development opportunities for the country, it may also result in substantial risks for its people and natural capital.
UNDERCOVER IN SOUTHEAST ASIA'S WILDLIFE SUPERMARKET
Images captured on her iphone reveal traders openly displaying semi putrefied tiger paws, sacks of pangolin scales, bears’ gall bladders, muntjac antlers, and the skins and skulls of clouded leopards. Here, slow loris paws are turned into key rings, and wild kites are tethered to rusty cages.
MEET THE SEDIMENT SUPERHEROES
Like it's past, Myanmar's future depends on a healthy Ayeyarwady River. So what's the secret? It's time to meet Stoney and Silty - the sediment super heroes of the world's rivers. In this video, you'll find out what they are, what they do, and the alarming risks we run when we upset the natural balance.