The WWF is run at a local level by the following offices...
- WWF Global
- Central African Republic
- Central America
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- European Policy Office
Our forests are home to communities and wildlife.
They are protection from climate change.
Providers of clean air and water.
But Myanmar has one of the highest deforestation rates in the world.
"Agricultural expansion is one of the biggest threats facing Myanmar’s wild landscapes."
“Roads are good news for development, but often have devastating impacts on nature.”
“Mining not only reduces forest cover, but also leads to long term consequences such as pollution and infrastructure development.”
Myanmar still has abundant, pristine forest cover. Together we can find the balance that allows Myanmar to develop whilst protecting this critical ecosystem.
"The Dawna Tenasserim Landscape is one of the most biodiverse regions in the world."
“Local communities heavily rely on the forests and rivers for their livelihoods.”
“Could Myanmar become the first country to produce sustainable rubber?”
FROM THE FIELD
Environmentally friendly practices for Food and Beverage sector discussed
Environmentally friendly practices for Food and Beverage sector were discussed in its first working group committee meeting.
Behind the scenes at WWF-Myanmar
What is it like to work at WWF-Myanmar? Communications intern, blogger and conservation enthusiast Samhita Gopal Rao tells us about her time in Yangon and what she has learnt.
Tha Bar Wa supports Industries needs technically and professionally by producing a pool of local experts
Tha Bar Wa project organised a follow-up of Energy Efficiency (EE) Training of Trainers (ToT) from 19th to 27th September, the training focused on how to conduct factory assessment on-site.
Meet the Forest Man
Ko Zin Lin Tun is a tall guy with tanned skin. He goes by Zin, Sayar Zin, or Ko Zin. He’s funny, but not usually a smiler. Zin works as a Community Forestry and Restoration Specialist with WWF-Myanmar. The work he does is critical to protecting the forests he cares so much about. Maybe that’s why he usually looks serious. Zin is working to save Dawna Tenasserim – an amazing and huge landscape with 80% forest cover ...