Study Provides Photo Evidence Of Snow Leopards In Arunachal Pradesh

The study on snow leopards in Arunachal Pradesh shows photographic evidence of the presence of the elusive species in the Thembang region of the north-eastern state. The state-wide survey carried out by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) India in collaboration with the Arunachal Pradesh Forest department began in March 2017 and focused on the unexplored areas.… Read More Study Provides Photo Evidence Of Snow Leopards In Arunachal Pradesh

‘Better late than never’: Myanmar bans timber exports to save remaining forests

Myanmar contains some of Asia’s largest forests, but has been losing them at a rapid pace during the last two decades as logging companies emptied woodlands to meet the demands of the lumber industry. In an effort to save its disappearing forests, Myanmar implemented a ban on log exports, effective March 31, 2014. However, the… Read More ‘Better late than never’: Myanmar bans timber exports to save remaining forests

Myanmar launches first Unesco biosphere reserve

Nay Pyi Taw: Myanmar has launched the country’s first Unesco Biosphere Reserve — Inle Lake in Shan state, opening a new chapter in its commitment to bio-diversity and eco-system conservation. Inle Lake was designated as Myanmar’s first biosphere reserve under Unesco’s Man and the Bioshpere (MAB) programme in Paris in June this year, Xinhua reported.… Read More Myanmar launches first Unesco biosphere reserve