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  • Stone, Sand, Water: the key ingredients changing the ,
    Stone, Sand, Water: the key ingredients changing the ,

    Stone, Sand, Water: the key ingredients changing the Salween landscape With industrial development hurtling ahead in Myanmar, dams are just one of the threats facing the Salween River

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  • Exploring Sand-Mining in Yangon, Myanmar: Status ,
    Exploring Sand-Mining in Yangon, Myanmar: Status ,

    Exploring Sand-Mining in Yangon, Myanmar: Status, Regulations and Impacts Bethia Kadoe Sand is one of the most exploited commodities in the world and yet the issue of sand-mining is often overlooked amidst today’s environmental challeng Climate change, coupled

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  • River sand extraction has adverse impacts on the rivers ,
    River sand extraction has adverse impacts on the rivers ,

    8 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - According to the report issued by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in the first week of September, the extraction of sand from rivers for construction industries has adverse impacts More importantly for the Ayeyarwady River, the construction sector is a driver for the extraction of sand

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  • Sand For Sale: Environment Ravages | Coastal Care
    Sand For Sale: Environment Ravages | Coastal Care

    Sand mining began anew in May on southwestern Tatai River, which empties into the ocean almost directly north of Singapore, across 1,300 kilometers (800 miles) of open water Despite denials by the main owner of sand mining rights in Koh Kong province, two Cambodian officials told The Associated Press that the sand is destined for the island .

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  • Experts object to firms’ plans to mine sand in Tanintharyi ,
    Experts object to firms’ plans to mine sand in Tanintharyi ,

    A local company plans to extract 5 million cubic metres of sand over five years in sensitive coastal areas in Tanintharyi Region without legally-required environmental assessments Experts warn that the proposed sand mining will be highly damaging to a nearby pearl farm, biodiversity and fisheries and livelihoods of local communiti The issue highlights some of the problems companies face .

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  • Yangon Region - Consult Myanmar
    Yangon Region - Consult Myanmar

    A local company plans to extract 5 million cubic metres of sand over five years in sensitive coastal areas in Tanintharyi Region without legally-required environmental assessments Experts warn that the proposed sand mining will be highly damaging to a nearby pearl farm, biodiversity and fisheries and livelihoods of local communiti

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  • Sand Extraction: 1 Introduction - GreenFacts
    Sand Extraction: 1 Introduction - GreenFacts

    Sand mining has led to deepening and widening of the Lake Poyang channel, the largest freshwater lake in China and a biodiversity reserve of exceptional importance, and to an increase in water discharge into the Yangtze River This may have influenced the lowering of the lake’s water levels, which reached a historically low level in 2008

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  • sand extraction in yangon river - duratechtradingcoza
    sand extraction in yangon river - duratechtradingcoza

    sand extraction in yangon river; sand extraction in yangon river Salween Riverbank Collapse Worries Island Residents | Mekong Eye A section of the river bank along the Salween River near Mottama in Mon State has collapsed due to recent sand , Mon, Myanmar, July 26, 2015 , eroded due to river currents and ongoing sand extraction, as the .

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  • River Sand Extraction in Myanmar - News
    River Sand Extraction in Myanmar - News

    Bethia Kadoe, a Myanmar student who is studying for a Masters’ in Environmental Science and Policy, International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE), at Clark University, Worcester MA, USA, was attached for a month in 2017, as an intern with MCRB, and worked in collaboration with WWF to study river sand mining in the Ayeyarwady/Yangon area

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  • Paradise Lost? Beach sand mining, Ngapali beach, Myanmar
    Paradise Lost? Beach sand mining, Ngapali beach, Myanmar

    Twenty years ago Ngapali Beach, on the Bay of Bengal, was an unspoilt gem in the crown of Myanmar's natural treasur Times have changed Beach sand mining at Ngapali, has disturbed the natural balance A dossier and photo reportage by Oliver Soe Thet

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