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We share our home with some of the world’s last tigers and asian elephants, but Myanmar’s forests are falling silent. The animals are disappearing.
Their homeland is being cleared for roads and farms. They are being killed, their body parts sold at illegal markets.
Myanmar could lose its wild elephants in a matter of years.
Roads fragment wildlife habitat and give poachers better access to wildlife.
As elephant habitat shrinks and the human population grows, the two species are forced to live closer together.
It's not too late. Together we can make Myanmar a safe haven for wildlife, and play a leading role in global conservation.
An overwhelming response to Myanmar's first conservation campaign has brought new hope for the elephant population.
Saving one of the region's last home to tigers.
Wildlife in the DTL now has round-the-clock protection from poachers.
FROM THE FIELD
THE NEW NORMAL FOR CONSERVATIONISTS DURING COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed so many lives around the world. The term “new normal” has been used to describe the ways people have had to adapt to the situation at hand. Although these changes can be difficult, WWF-Myanmar will always work to ensure that conservation work is front and center. There is hope that we wonʻt go back to “business as usual”, by taking the same actions that have gotten us into this ...
SPEAKING UP FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
UNDERSTANDING TANINTHARYI'S ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES Kawthaung is located 800 miles from Yangon at Myanmar’s southern tip – right on the border with Thailand. It is a lively town: the streets are filled with people and the constant hum of motorbikes. Off the coastline lie beautiful islands, which attract local and international tourists. Apart from tourism, fishing and palm oil are the backbones of the economy.
ACCESS TO ENERGY: FROM DREAM TO REALITY
Off-grid hydro and solar are lighting up rural communities.At a waterfall in the middle of a dense forest in Kayin State, a group of people are at work. They are wielding ropes, bamboo poles and other equipment. A young man wades into the water. He reaches the deepest point and measures its depth with a bamboo pole. Then he grabs a rope and measures the width of the waterfall. Others are throwing a plastic ...
CLEAN WATER IS OUR DEFENCE AGAINST COVID-19 AND OTHER SERIOUS, WATER-BORNE ENDEMIC DISEASES
Handwashing with clean water is a critical line of defense against COVID-19 infection, underlining how important it is to ensure water for all. However water does not come from a tap: we must protect and restore healthy rivers.