A strategy to protect Burma’s wild and captive elephants well into the next century has been released by the government and international NGO’s.
Environmentalists have lead a mass protest through Mogok in northern Mandalay Division, amid mounting fears over the future of the town’s iconic lake.
Environmental groups in Mandalay are fed up with the level of pollution in one of their biggest scenic spots – so they’ve taken matters into their own hands.
Farmers who painstakingly replanted a 700-acre mangrove forest in the Irrawaddy delta have been told the forest will be destroyed. They’ve taken their objections to Naypyidaw in the hopes of meeting the president.
A collective of ethnic Matu people – a major sub group of the Chin – are working on an initiative to replace slash and burn farming in Matupi Township with sustainable agriculture methods.