Magical forests: protecting Myanmar's natural climate guardians

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With about 500,000 hectares as of 2019, Myanmar has the second largest area of mangroves and one of the highest mangrove species richness in the Indian Ocean, after Indonesia. However, mangroves are severely threatened by habitat loss in Myanmar.

Landscape use-induced spillovers

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The crux of the impact on human health

Deforestation and impacts on our health and nature

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Myanmar retains some of the largest remaining areas of contiguous rainforest in Southeast Asia, hosting some of the most vulnerable species. However, deforestation rates are one of the highest in the world.