From left: WWF Myanmar's conservation programme director Nicholas J. Cox, senior operations manager May Moe Wah, and senior communications manager Alison Harley. (Photo- Khine Kyaw, Myanmar Eleven)

FOR THE FIRST time, Myanmar will join 172 other countries in taking action on climate change, with a public celebration of Earth Hour 2017 on March 25, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), which is organising the campaign.

Read more: Myanmar joins global drive to raise climate awareness


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In order to host the Climate & Environment International Film Festival in Myanmar, a workshop on climate change in Myanmar was held at Yangon Film School on Monday. 

Read more: Awareness Film: Climate Change and Global Warming Workshop


Myanmar communities, especially in rural areas, have stood against nearby industrial sites when they threaten their way of life. It remains unclear, however, just how much influence the government is willing to grant these affected groups.

Read more: Post COP22, how is Myanmar doing on climate change measures?


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