Global Environmental Snapshot

July 2008
Burma (Myanmar) Country Review;2008, p153
Country Report
The article offers information on various environmental challenges in regional areas. It mentions that the African continent experiences industrial pollution in the northern and southern part, soil degradation in Sahara, and threatened mammalian species. It also highlights that the Asia-Pacific region including Australia have a resource depletion, global warming vulnerability, and threatened mammalian species in China and south-east Asia.


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