A herd of wild elephants trampled crops and homes in Ngapudaw Township, Irrawaddy Region Monday. Experts say incidents like this are linked to declining elephant habitats.
Authorities found a wild elephant poached and skinned in an Irrawaddy Region forest reserve on Sunday. Estimates suggest fewer than 2,000 elephants are left in Myanmar.
Fishery workers’ application for rights to fish in lakes rejected in favor of wealthy businessmen, they say.