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May 13, 2020

Mangroves are one of the world's most threatened ecosystems, and Myanmar is regarded as the current mangrove deforestation hotspot globally. This study by GLP Member Jose Don T De Alban demonstrates the importance of multi-sensor satellite data for national-level mangrove change assessments, along with gross land cover transition analyses to assess landscape dynamics as well as prioritise threats and interventions in an effort to develop holistic strategies that aim to conserve important habitats.

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February 17, 2020

This study, which included work by GLP Members Roman Carrasco and Jose Don T. De Alban, investigated the dynamics and drivers of informal gold mining in northern Myanmar to shed light on the conditions needed for alternative livelihood and enforcement interventions to succeed. It was published in Conservation Science and Practice.

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March 26, 2019

Our approach of integrating complementary analytical frameworks to identify and understand land-cover regime shifts can help policymakers to preempt future regime shifts in Tanintharyi (Myanmar), and can be applied to the study of land change in other regions.

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