In southern Rakhine State residents say private companies are clearing land for plantations, making them vulnerable to dangerous floodwaters.
In southern Rakhine State, community projects appear to have stemmed the loss of mangrove forests, but local environmentalist say active government support is needed.
Like elsewhere in Myanmar, wild elephants in Bago Yoma have been increasingly targeted by poachers and law enforcement authorities struggle to respond.
Myanmar National Human Rights Commissioner Yu Lwin Aung defends the much-criticised body, but says its powers have not changed under a democratic government.
Kyaw Win, the leader of a village mangrove conservation group set up with international support, talks about the challenges of protection the shrinking forests.
NLD is fielding the most candidates of any party in the upcoming election and is set to gain a large portion of seats in the Union Parliament if pre-polling predictions prove correct.
Holds an outright majority in both houses of parliament but the 2015 election looms as a completely different scenario.
The party has fielded six women candidates out of its 41 for 2015 General Election.
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