As Myanmar works to restructure to private sector management of the country’s forestry and timber resources, reports of illegal logging are surging.
Myanmar’s 2015 Environmental Impact Assessment law can be ignored when building an industrial park, even if next to an eco-resort and residential development.
With less than 30% of Greater Mekong’s forests remaining, new WWF report highlights efforts by people and communities trying to stop the devastation.
While the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims continues, a story just as consequential and longer in the making has gone largely unreported.
Under the cross-border transport program started between other (GMS) countries. Only Myanmar remains to join. It’s starting with Thailand
Without free, informed and prior consent from the public, international disputes may arise, as was seen with the Myitsone Dam and the Letpadaung Copper Mine.
Up to 2,000 logs cut from champac and pine trees weighing over 1,300 tons seized by authorities
As the world’s single largest contributor of plastic waste into the marine environment, Mekong countries must provide leadership to restore health in our oceans.
Myanmar wants to purchase about 300-400MW of power, but that will depend on the results of the feasibility study.
Myanmar has some of the lowest electricity rates in the world. However, connecting and supplying power to the millions of people who will drive Myanmar’s development is a huge endeavor.