AYEYARWADY

THE LIFEBLOOD THAT RUNS THROUGH MYANMAR

5 min read
By WWF
Photo ©: Bjørn Christian Tørrissen, via Wikimedia Commons

Myanmar is a nation in the midst of transition, and the Ayeyarwady River is at the heart of the action.

In a biodiverse basin that accounts for a majority of Myanmar's land area and population, the Ayeyarwady River (also known as the Irrawaddy River) faces threats from further development. As one of Asia's last free-flowing rivers, its protection is vital. Read more about this story here.

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