The central Burmese flatlands is not considered as a natural environment for Burma’s estimated population of 2,000 wild elephants.
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On the first episode on DVB Roadshow, the team takes you deep into the jungles of Karen State.
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.
World’s largest tiger reserve becomes site of land grab as Burmese tycoon sends in the bulldozers to clear room for cash crops
20,000 square kilometres of the Hukaung Valley in Kachin state to be designated as protected area for Burma’s dwindling tiger population
Feb 25, 2009 (DVB), Forestry authorities confiscated 24 bulls and 46 bullock carts from farmers in Kyauktaga village in Daik-U township, Bago division, accusing the farmers of stealing timber and[…]
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[…]
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[…]