Biodiversity Conservation in a Changing Climate: A Review of Threats and Implications for Conservation Planning in Myanmar

@article{Rao2013BiodiversityCI,
  title={Biodiversity Conservation in a Changing Climate: A Review of Threats and Implications for Conservation Planning in Myanmar},
  author={M. L. Sanyasi Rao and Saw Htun and Steven G. Platt and Robert Tizard and Colin E. Poole and Than Myint and James E. M. Watson},
  journal={AMBIO},
  year={2013},
  volume={42},
  pages={789-804}
}
High levels of species richness and endemism make Myanmar a regional priority for conservation. However, decades of economic and political sanctions have resulted in low conservation investment to effectively tackle threats to biodiversity. Recent sweeping political reforms have placed Myanmar on the fast track to economic development—the expectation is increased economic investments focused on the exploitation of the country’s rich, and relatively intact, natural resources. Within a context of… CONTINUE READING
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