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Monday, 27 June 2016 13:49

Future of Myanmar’s largest lake secured thanks to new Ramsar Site designation

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The designation of Lake Indawgyi as a Wetland of International Importance will afford greater protection for more than 20,000 birds and a rich variety of wildlife. The designation of Indawgyi Lake as a Ramsar Site marks the Myanmar government’s commitment to conserve this special area, which supports the livelihood of some 30,000 people and is also home to a great diversity of water birds, fish and reptiles.

 

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