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Myanmar Bans Lucrative Logging in Bid to Preserve Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation ban, logging, good news, Myanmar, world, pollution, trees, environment, conservation, ecosystems, forests )

Cal
- 3 days ago - reuters.com
Myanmar's rich forests are among its most valuable natural resources, but they have been plundered by logging that helped fund the former military regime that ran the country for 49 years, before reforms began in 2011.
Will Liberalization of Myanmar Bring Ruin to Its Vast Forests?
Environment  (tags: world, politics, Myanmar, nature, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, humans, protection, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 1263 days ago - enn.com
Now, Myanmar is undergoing a stunning democratic transformation, its citizens are granted more freedoms, and the world is opening up to them. With this opening up comes a relaxing of trade restrictions, which may unfortunately bring disaster to Myanmar's
Chinese Loggers Stripping Myanmar's Ancient Forests
Environment  (tags: Environment, Illegal timber, China, Corruption, Business, Myanmar )

Ben
- 3126 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
NONGDAO: In eight weeks the quiet narrow road that hugs Nongdao's sugarcane fields on the way to the ancient jungles of Myanmar will be overrun with Chinese trucks loaded down with illegal timber. Boycott The 2008 Beijing Olympics!
   

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