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Ayeyawady dolphin population grows to 76

A SURVEY in February has found that there are now 76 Ayeyarwady dolphins in the conservation areas of the Ayeyarwady River, an increase from 69 found in the last survey. Ayeyawady dolphins are a critically endangered species. Seven new dolphins, including two babies, were spotted by conservationists from the Fisheries Department and the Wildlife Conservation [...]

Vultures or Magnificent Clean Flyers

As The Myanmar literature itself is now more than 1000 years old, it is no wonder that the language is rich in proverbs, maxims and sayings. As a rule, Myanmar people tend to illustrate many sayings and proverbs in their daily conversation, and these customs have been handed down from generation to generation in Myanmar. [...]

Press Release of Myanmar Elephant Conservation Action Plan (MECAP)

The government takes decisive action to ensure future of Myanmar’s elephants Naypyitaw (15th-16th February 2018) The Myanmar Elephant Conservation Action Plan (known as the MECAP) was launched today at a ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw. The MECAP will guide efforts by the Government, civil society, wildlife biologists and conservationists to create the social, economic, [...]

By | 2018-02-19T14:07:39+00:00 February 19th, 2018|FFI, Mammals, Threats, WCS Myanmar, Wildlife Trade|0 Comments

Capture Arakan Forest Turtles (Heosemys depressa)

I returned to Yangon last weekend after spending two weeks with Htun Thu (WCS Myanmar Program) and our NWCD colleagues in western Rakhine State of Myanmar.  Our mission: capture Arakan Forest Turtles (Heosemys depressa) as part of a long-term radio-tracking and life-history study.  Easier said than done!  Arakan Forest Turtles are active only during the [...]

By | 2017-07-05T16:11:09+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Rakhine Coast, Reptiles, TSA, WCS Myanmar|0 Comments