Indo-Burma

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Indo-Burma” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
Please visit our theme and region pages for more specific information.

Cat Ba is the largest of the 367 islands that make up the Cat Ba Archipelago, home of the Critically Endangered Cat Ba langur. Located near Hai Phong...
In 2017, Cat Ba welcomed 1.7 million tourists and according to the new tourism development plan, it is aiming for 5 million tourists by 2020 and 10 million by 2030. To manage this huge projected...
IUCN’s BRIDGE programme and the Oxfam Inclusion Project, in collaboration with the Lao Women’s Union, facilitated a regional forum on gender equity...
The forum began with a high-level panel, facilitated by Australian Ambassador to Lao PDR Mr. John Williams, which discussed opportunities to promote women leadership in national and transboundary...
Bahak Indah, a mangrove-lined beach running along the coast of Probolinggo, East Java, is a major attraction for visitors. But just fifteen years ago...
A story of dedication The pioneer behind Bahak Indah’s transformation is 64-year-old Samsuri, who for 20 years has been planting mangroves and raising awareness among the local communities and...
On a visit to Quang Tri in 2016 we asked a forest ranger where the best forest was. He said it was in remote areas too inaccessible for illegal...
Yet in 2017 Vietnam exported almost $8 billion of wooden furniture. This is twice as much as coffee, four times more than rubber, and nearly 10 times more than cassava. Vietnam is the largest wood...
In April 2018, an IUCN team spent a week on Cu Lao Cham (CLC) in central Vietnam assisting negotiations between the management board and local...
A 20-minute boat ride from Hoi An, CLC has become one of Vietnam’s major tourist attractions, receiving 500,000 visitors in 2017 and 150,000 in the first three months of 2018 alone.  Many fishers now...
IUCN, together with the Myanmar National Water Resources Committee (NWRC), held the Dialogue on ‘The UN Watercourses Convention: A window of...
Throughout the whole Dialogue, substantive discussions on the benefits and challenges of Myanmar acceding to UNWC were floated around the floor. All stakeholders from Myanmar side shared their views...
On May 28-30, Pheakdey Sorn, IUCN Cambodia’s Water & Wetlands Coordinator, participated in the Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods...
Pheakdey presented on “Community-based small-scale Fish Conservation Area Management in the Tonle Sap, Cambodia," which was well received and triggered plenty of discussion. The case study...
The karst hills of Kampot Province in Cambodia and neighboring Kien Giang Province in Viet Nam, which together form the Mekong Delta Limestones (MDL...
With funding from the Rainforest Trust, IUCN is cooperating with Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment (MOE) to establish a karst protected landscape in Kampot Province. The proposed new protected area...
IUCN Viet Nam and Con Dao National Park are pleased to announce the call for marine turtle conservation volunteer programme 2018 in Con Dao National...
The call is open for all Vietnamese citizens under the age 21 – 48 years old and interested in wildlife conservation. There are three time options which last for 10 days which are (i) 6 – 15 July, (...
On behalf of organizers, IUCN would like to express our sincere thanks for all applicants of marine turtle conservation volunteer programme 2018 in...
After thorough review and consideration based on the programme criteria, we have selected 40 candidates for four 7-day-programme from 9 June to 27 July 2018. For detailed list of selected candidates...
Project title: Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) Location: South Asia – Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka Southeast Asia – Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia...
The Xe Kong, which rises in Thua Thien Hue before flowing into Lao PDR and then into Cambodia, is the last unobstructed major tributary of the Mekong...
This leaves the Xe Kong as the only route open to the migratory fish that spawn in the headwaters of the river before moving into the Tonle Sap in Cambodia to feed and grow to commercial size. Half...

Pages

Go to top