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Charcoal bags on a boat near Katha, Myanmar. The boat is bound for Bhamo, where the charcoal will be taken by trucks over the order to China. Photo by Nathan Siegel for Mongabay.

Myanmar to target illegal charcoal trade with China

Myanmar has pledged to stem the massive tide of charcoal being illegally harvested, produced and exported from their forests to Chinese factories. Last week a senior official from the country’s…
Charcoal bags on a boat near Katha, Myanmar. The boat is bound for Bhamo, where the charcoal will be taken by trucks over the order to China. Photo by Nathan Siegel for Mongabay.
Black-spotted Nudibranch (Ceratophyllidia papilligera). Photo by Nick Hobgood/via Wikimedia Commons.

Haiti’s most popular ecotourism destinations

The tropical Caribbean island of Haiti is a paradise with a rich, fascinating history, natural wonders, and diverse cultural offerings. It has also been named by some as the next big…
Black-spotted Nudibranch (Ceratophyllidia papilligera). Photo by Nick Hobgood/via Wikimedia Commons.
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