A sharp increase in household plastic waste amid COVID-19 has exacerbated the threat posed by Yangon’s near-capacity landfills and poor waste management systems.
China hopes the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor will be fully implemented after the new government is formed to help Myanmar to develop and revitalize, believing the army will also offer support, said Wang.
Officials at the factory said that experts who were supposed to come from China to set up a filtration system to remove the bad odour were unable to do so due to Covid-19 restrictions.
There are 79 dolphins as per existing survey – electro-fishing was one of the main reasons for the decline of the Ayeyarwady dolphins.
Myanmar has two of the nine flyways which the migratory birds take around the world. They are the Central Asian Flyway, and the East Asian Australasian Flyway.
Industrial maize farming in Myanmar’s Shan State is devastating families and landscapes as well as fuelling ever-increasing levels of transboundary haze, generating urgent calls for serious changes to animal feed supply chains.
Apart from being a source of transboundary haze, poorly regulated contract farming is trapping the small farmers of Myanmar’s Shan State in a cycle of overwhelming debt, land dispossession and environmental degradation.
Diversified farming systems and agrobiodiversity are essential in defending food security and coping with climate crisis. But both are being undermined in Myanmar’s Shan State, where the industrial maize industry is making local farmers more vulnerable to climate change.