With a climate-change denier soon to move into the White House, China is now in a position to become the global leader on the issue.
“We discovered that the contamination of heavy metals such as iron, copper and arsenic has increased in the Chindwin River due to waste disposal from gold mining operations,” said the…
Amnesty International says a heavily polluting acid factory located in a village in Sagaing Division should be moved to an area where it will do less harm.
Students in Kangon, a village near Latpadaung in Sagaing Division, were forced to stay home this week when a nearby sulfuric acid factory started emitting foul-smelling fumes.
The 12-kilmetre lake is one of the region’s best known landmarks and is home to the world famous U Bein Bridge.
Thousands of dead fish have washed up on the banks of the Taungthaman lake on two separate occasions over the past month, signalling a deeply unhealthy natural environment.