According to locals, at least three people in Taikkyi are killed by wild elephants every year.
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Soaring demand for rare animal parts in China has created an ‘invisible’ wildlife black market in Burma, with cross-border transactions now moving to the internet
Oct 10, 2008 (DVB), Wild animals have been forced to flee to the jungles of India from Sagaing division by forest clearance for the Htamanthi dam project which has destroyed[…]
DVB spent a day with 11 year old mahout, Nga Sint, and his two Asian elephants, as he works all day to find enough food to feed the giant beasts and then uses them in ordination ceremonies.
20,000 square kilometres of the Hukaung Valley in Kachin state to be designated as protected area for Burma’s dwindling tiger population
Oct 14, 2007 (AP) – Truckloads of illegal timber cross the Myanmar border to sawmills in China, while markets along the Thai border openly sell bear paws, tiger skins and[…]