Myanmar

Myanmar (also known as Burma) is in Southeast Asia and bordered by India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Headlines https://www.fidh.org/en/issues/human-rights-defenders/burma-myanmar-murder-of-land-rights-defender-mr-htay-aung https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-06-19/myanmar-s-tourism-destination-dreams-fade-amid-empty-hotels https://www.buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/fake-news-spreads-trump-around-the-world Ecotourism management strategy launched Golden Shrines, Roads Less Traveled, and Plenty of Smiles http://skift.com/2013/06/04/myanmars-world-economic-forum-meeting-tests-its-woeful-tourism-infrastructure http://skift.com/2013/04/22/eu-lifts-all-myanmar-sanctions-expect-big-investment-rush-in-travel-industry http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/2247-responsible-tourism-policy-goes-to-cabinet.html Responsible tourism policy draft to be released The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism in cooperation with a …

World Network of Biosphere Reserves, 2017 Status Report

Poster: Masurian Lakes Biosphere Reserve Publisher’s Note: We are editing and adding links to UNESCO Press Release The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme meeting in Paris has added 23 new sites to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, including four that straddle national boundaries. These additions were made during the MAB …