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Myanmar Marine Life, Swimming Against the Tide

In September 2015 a rare baby Irrawaddy River Dolphin was spotted in a protected area of the river between Mandalay and Kyaukmyaug. This sighting precipitated the Myanmar Wildlife Conservation Society’s annual survey of the Irrawaddy River dolphin beginning on February 5. The sighting of the new baby dolphin is important in the light of the

Tourism in Myanmar needs more local commitment to improve sustainability.

Myanmar Tourism Needs More Local Involvement

“If tourism growth is to be sustainable, we need more coordination between local authorities, business and communities, and increased local participation.” This was the conclusion of a multi-stakeholder workshop on Responsible Tourism and Human Rights in Myanmar held in the capital Naypyidaw from September 30 to October 2. Hosted by the Myanmar Centre for Responsible