The mining sector in Burma receives flak, with protestors taking to the streets in Wetthay and Phetshay villages in Thabeikkyin, Mandalay.
Category: Natural resources
In a country known as the Golden Land, gold miners are dying of a disease endemic to their work.
The Myanmar Fish Farmers Association (MFFA) has called for a national-level workshop to discuss the decline of fish stocks.
Burma’s vast bamboo forests have great potential to produce a sustainable crop that could be sold worldwide, according to a group of environmentalists.
A group of residents living in Rangoon’s Thilawa have travelled to Tokyo to lodge a formal complaint to Japan International Corporation Agency.
DVB Debate discusses the effects the ban on raw timber exports will have on the timber industry and how effective it will be in tackling deforestation.
Hundreds of activists set off from Rangoon by foot on a march to Myitsone, the source of the Irrawaddy River, to call for the complete shutdown of a China-backed hydroelectric mega-dam project at the site.
The Karen National Union say they will not allow the Hatgyi dam on the Salween River in Karen state to resume until a peace agreement has been made.