University of Yangon suspends ring road, landscaping projects as students, teachers object to cutting down of trees.
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets Myanmar MMA champ Aung La Nsang, aka the ‘Burmese Python’, in Tokyo and congratulates him on his recent ONE Championship win.
Two signature petitions have seen over 450,000 Indians calling for their government to take climate change at home more seriously.
Less-regulated countries have seen a staggering spike in imports of plastic and electronic waste from developed countries since China banned imports.
Forests are recognized as key to climate-change mitigation and adaptation, yet expanding populations and demand for resources are placing greater stress on them.
GFW Pro tracks and analyzes plantations, farms, national parks and mills to pinpoint deforestation risks like fires and illegal logging using data sets like satellite images.
Shipping through a third country, teak kingpins work in parallel with the State’s Myanmar Timber Enterprise to get illicit teak to Europe in violation of EU timber regulations.
The Irrawaddy spoke with Eddie Rich of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative about the global project's goals and Myanmar's progress toward reaching them.
Ethnic groups are last to be consulted, first to suffer when dams and other projects are implemented, panel hears on Day of Action for Rivers
The technology uses 78 percent less energy than producing standard bottled water, has a lower carbon footprint, and is about a third cheaper, Generation Water says.