August 9, 2013
As Myanmar transitions to peace after years of internal conflict, WCS President and CEO Cristián Samper, who visited the country earlier this year, writes on the importance of balancing development with natural resource conservation efforts.
August 4, 2010
The Myanmar government creates a Protected Tiger Area as large as Vermont in the country's northern forests. The Hukaung Valley Tiger Reserve provides sanctuary to a wide range of species, from big cats to small birds, along with many rare plants.
February 17, 2010
As the world celebrates the Year of the Tiger, WCS assesses tiger habitat and populations across eight priority landscapes in Asia with a color-coded report.
September 3, 2009
WCS scientists discover the Arakan forest turtle, previously known only by museum and captive specimens, in a dense bamboo forest in Myanmar.
August 4, 2006
A novel partnership between fishermen of the Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar and an endangered river dolphin guarantees a good catch for the fishermen. By establishing a protected area along a stretch of the river, the government of Myanmar is helping to safeguard this unique cultural tradition.