The Meinmahla Kyun wetland reserve in Ayeyarwady Region has been designated a Ramsar site, joining two other such sites in Myanmar.

Khaung Tong Creek was a 1.5-metre-deep, pristine creek some 10 years ago, but these days this important tributary of Kachin State’s famed Indawgyi Lake is just a little stream some 10 centimetres (

Air-pollution levels in downtown Yangon exceed international standards, city authorities have revealed.