Plants conservation in Myanmar

There are totally 50 threatened plant species, of which 18 Critically endangered, 16 Endangered and 16 Vulnerable based on the classification from IUCN RedList. The following table indicates that Dipterocarpaceae is the most threatened plant family with 16 Critically endangered species, 7 Endangered species and 2 Vulnerable species out of 19 threatened plant families. The [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:58:13+00:00 January 12th, 2014|Wildlife, Plants|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