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- 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?
Recent research by WWF’s Asia-Pacific office showed a 74% increase in Facebook posts selling wildlife items in Myanmar between 2020 and 2021.
Tha Bar Wa project developed the sector specific Environmental Management Plan (EMP) checklist and guidance with the support of an international consultant, in order to assist small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in food and beverage (F&B) sector in preparing and implementing effective EMPs.
The paper seeks to share lessons learned from the project and advance sustainability finance in the region.
It would be part of a campaign called ‘Voices for Rivers’. Mohinga, the nation’s favourite dish and one that always features fish, was the perfect entry point. Without healthy rivers, there would be no mohinga.