As the State Counselor prepares to discuss infrastructure plans with the Chinese president, The Irrawaddy collects its recent reporting on the controversial hydropower project.
Beijing has been at pains to stress it will not ease up in the "war on pollution" launched five years ago even though the economy grew at its slowest rate since 1990 last year.
For State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, saving the Irrawaddy River means saving herself.
As the State Counselor prepares to attend the BRI summit in Beijing, the likely political cost of yielding to China is becoming impossible to ignore.
Politicians, Kachin activists, environmentalists join displaced villagers in taking a stand against the BRI project on the Irrawaddy River.
Company sought to extract minerals in nation’s largest protected wilderness area in Putao Township
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
State agriculture minister plans special committee to look into land, labor and environmental issues.
A closer look at the facts and figures behind expanding China-owned tissue culture banana plantations causing havoc for locals and lawmakers in Kachin State.
Sustainable social enterprise Face of Indawgyi is helping visitors to Myanmar’s largest lake have a positive impact on the unique Shan-ni community and the rich environment.
Located in the Yangon Zoological Gardens, the facility will educate the public about the threats facing pachyderms, and celebrate Myanmar people’s ancient relationship with the s
Outstanding photo essays on themes including conflict and the environment honored as part of Yangon Photo Festival.
The next seven days in Yangon sees plenty of photography-related events lined up as part of the Yangon Photo Festival and lots of art, music, environment and social occasions too.
Exhibitions and photo essays by local, international photographers to sound alarm over threats to the planet
French company Engie’s decision to pull out of Upper Yeywa Dam sets good example, they say