Biodiversity Could be Casualty of Burma’s Reform

News article by The Irrawaddy, 8 May 2012

Tiger cubs Photo: IUCN Sue Mainka

As many as 40,000 gorgeously plumed birds known as the Gurney’s pitta thrive in the lowland rainforests of economically backward Burma. Across the border, Thailand’s last five pairs are guarded around the clock against snakes and human predators.

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