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.…