တာခ်ီလိတ္တြင္ အတြင္းကလီစာမ်ား ထုတ္ထားေသာ က်ားေသတစ္ေကာင္ စစ္ေဆးေတြ႕ရွိ

ျမန္မာ-ထိုုင္းနယ္စပ္၊ တာခ်ီလိတ္-တာေလ လမ္းမေပၚရွိ မယ္ယန္္းစစ္ေဆးေရးဂိတ္တြင္ အတြင္းကလီစာမ်ား ထုတ္ထားသည့္ က်ားေသတစ္ေကာင္ကို သယ္ေဆာင္လာေသာ ေမာ္ေတာ္ယာဥ္တစ္စီးကို ဇူလိုင္လ ၉ရက္ က ဖမ္းဆီးရမိခဲ့ေၾကာင္း တာခ်ီလိတ္ခရိုင္သစ္ေတာဦးစီဌာနက သတင္းရရွိသည္။ အတြင္းကလီစာမ်ား ထုတ္ထားေသာ က်ားေသတစ္ေကာင္မွာ အေလးခ်ိန္(၁၂၅) ကီလိုရွိၿပီး အၿမီးမွ ဦးေခါင္းႏွာဖ်ားအထိ ၈ ေပ ၈လက္မ၊ ခါးလည္လုုံပတ္ ၃ေပ ၁၀လက္မ၊ အျမင့္ ၂ေပ ၄ လက္မ ရွိသည့္ က်ားထီးတစ္ေကာင္ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ တာခ်ီလိတ္ၿမိဳ႕နယ္အတြင္းရွိ မယ္ယန္းပူးေပါင္းစစ္ေဆးေရးစခန္းတြင္ သစ္ေတာဦးစီဌာန၊ အေကာက္ခြန္ဦးစီဌာနႏွင့္ ျမန္မာနိုုင္ငံရဲတပ္ဖြဲ႕တုိ႔  ပူးေပါင္းအဖြဲ႕ျဖင့္ စစ္ေဆးမူမ်ား ျပဳလုပ္ေနစဥ္ တာခ်ီလိတ္မွ က်ဳိင္းတုံ သို႔ ေမာင္းႏွင္လာေသာ ေမာ္ေတာ္ယာဥ္အား ရပ္တန္႔ စစ္ေဆးရာက ယာဥ္ေနာက္ခန္းတြင္ အဆိုပါက်ားေသကိုု ေတြ႕ရွိခဲ့ျခင္းျဖစ္သည္။ အဆိုပါက်ားေသကို သယ္ေဆာင္လာသူမ်ားမွာ ယာဥ္ပိုင္ရွင္ဦးၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းႏွင့္ [...]

By | 2017-07-10T14:25:16+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Mammals, WCS Myanmar, Wildlife Trade|0 Comments

President U Htin Kyaw warns against illegal wildlife poaching

While attending the World Environment Day ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw on June 6, President U Htin Kyaw warned bystanders of the Conservation Department “You must take action to stop it. You really need to do it.” “Wildlife poaching and smuggling could damage the ecosystem and fuel gang crimes,” the president said. “Until the past [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:58:11+00:00 June 19th, 2016|News Blogs, Wildlife Trade|0 Comments

Myanmar targets closure of notorious wildlife trade hub on Chinese border

7 June 2016: Myanmar authorities plan to shut down a notorious border town where exotic animal parts are sold openly, an official said on Tuesday, as Southeast Asia struggles to stem a billion-dollar wildlife trade fuelled by Chinese demand. Mong La, a lawless border town located in rebel-held territory in Myanmar’s Shan state, is a [...]

By | 2016-06-18T02:46:14+00:00 June 18th, 2016|News Blogs, Wildlife Trade|0 Comments

Watch Myanmar Forest loss in realtime

In 2014 alone, Myanmar has lost 1050 square kilometers (259443 ha) of tree cover, over one eighth of the total loss in the previous 13 years. Scientists have been studying forests for centuries, documenting the vital importance of these ecosystems for human society. But most of us still lack timely and reliable information about where, [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:58:12+00:00 March 9th, 2016|News Blogs, Wildlife, Logging, Plants, Threats|1 Comment

International Wildlife Crime Operation Rescues Stolen Burmese Star Tortoises

Bangkok, Thailand, Dec. 29, 2015  – Two suspects have been arrested in Thailand in connection with the sale of critically endangered Burmese star tortoises on Facebook, reports the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA). Seven tortoises were confiscated from the home of one of the suspects upon his arrest on [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:58:12+00:00 January 9th, 2016|News Blogs, Reptiles, Threats, TSA, WCS Myanmar, Wildlife Trade|0 Comments

Challenges of Climate Change Adaptation for Biodiversity

There are clear challenges associated with uncertainty of forecasts, variability of climate impacts, and limited understanding of climate change impacts on biodiversity that influence our ability to develop strategies aimed at making species and ecosystems resilient to climate change in Myanmar. First, although the physics of global warming are well known and understood, the predictive [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:58:12+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Climate Change, Threats|0 Comments

People, Biodiversity and Climate Change

The short and long term impacts of climate change will exacerbate existing threats to biodiversity in Myanmar through direct mechanisms as listed in Figure 7 as well indirectly, through its impacts on humans and their dependence on the products and services produced by terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems. Climate change is anticipated to impact human [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:58:12+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Climate Change, Threats|0 Comments

Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity in Myanmar

Climate change poses major new challenges to biodiversity conservation, as species will be exposed to climate changes at a rate and magnitude seldom previously experienced, with direct consequences for ecosystem assemblages and the services they provide to humanity (Watson et al. 2011b). The impacts of climate change on biodiversity can be divided into discrete acute [...]

By | 2016-01-13T13:00:34+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Climate Change, Threats|0 Comments

The Threat of Climate Change in Myanmar

There is increasing evidence that human-forced climate change is having short and long term consequences for ecosystems and human communities (IPCC 2007a). Global mean temperatures have increased 0.2?C per decade since the 1970s, and global mean precipitation increased 2% in the last 100 years with a high probability of warming of more than 2°C over [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:58:13+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Climate Change, Threats|0 Comments