Monday, December 16, 2019

Environment

Kratie officials welcome 11th dolphin calf found in the province this year

Dolphin conservation officials said that a newly born calf was found among a pod of seven dolphins in Prek Kam Pi Resort area in Kam Pi village, Sambok commune, Chitr Borei district, in Kratie province.

Looking on the bright side: How solar can shore up Cambodia’s energy needs

When it comes to quick, clean and scalable solutions to Cambodia’s energy dreams, a recent surge in investment in solar power is promising a pathway to prosperity.

Cambodia sees success in conserving rare Mekong river dolphins: conservationist group

Cambodia has seen success in conserving the Mekong's critically endangered river dolphins, said a World Wildlife Fund (WWF)-Cambodia's statement on Thursday.

Cambodia on track to tackle chemicals and waste

A lush tropical nation of some 15.3 million inhabitants, Cambodia is one of the most biodiverse countries in Southeast Asia.

Laos Urged to Cancel Latest Dam for Mainstream Mekong

Having approved the dam, Laos will listen to feedback on its plans for the next six months; critics say it won't make a difference.

Cambodia Solar Energy Profile

Cambodia Reaches a Climate Change, Clean Energy and Sustainable Development Tipping Point.

Activists in Cambodia March Against Polluting Casino

They’re demanding the demolition of a shuttered Chinese-owned casino accused of polluting a Sihanoukville beach.

‘Barbaric’ snares are wiping out Southeast Asia’s wild animals

Across Southeast Asia, wild animals are being hunted out of existence to feed growing demand for bushmeat, according to conservationists.

Cambodian Monks, Activists March to Demand Casino’s Destruction

A group of Cambodian monks and environmental activists entered their second day of a nine-day march on Wednesday to the coastal city of Sihanoukville to demand the demolition of a shuttered Chinese-owned casino accused of polluting a local beach.

‘I’m a plant’ eco-bags to help make Cambodia cleaner

When he first arrived in 2014, Japanese-American entrepreneur Kai Kuramoto heard many tourists say Cambodia was a beautiful country, except for the rubbish littering the streets.

Minister Sam Al calls for probe into illegal Prey Lang logging

Environment Minister Say Sam Al has submitted a letter to the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries asking to jointly investigate Think BioTech Co Ltd and Angkor Plywood Company for suspected illegal logging in Prey Lang Forest.

ASEAN Officials Call for Cooperation on Haze Prevention

“If each country goes back and really tries to mitigate the issue, I am sure ASEAN will be able to commit” to [be] haze-free [by] 2020,” said Varawut Silpa-archa, Thailand's Natural Resources and Environment Minister.

15th ASEAN ministerial meeting on environment opens in Cambodia

The 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (AMME15), the 15th ASEAN Meeting on Transboundary Haze Pollution and relevant meetings kicked off in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on October 8.

ASEAN ministers to discuss environment-related issues in Cambodia

Environment ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are due to meet in Cambodia next week to discuss transboundary haze pollution and other environment-related issues, a Cambodian spokesman said on Saturday.

Japan helps Cambodia to develop sewage system

Japan has pledged to provide a non-refundable aid package worth 2.77 billion JPY (over 25 million USD) to help Cambodia develop a sewage system in Phnom Penh.

Climate Change is causing dire consequences for the Greater Mekong region

The consequences of climate change is getting worse as each day passes.

Helping Communities Find a Balance: Canal Project is Promoting Economic Growth and Sustainable Agricultural...

Communities in Kampong Thom province are on the frontlines in the battle against the climate crisis.

At a Cambodian Lake, a Climate Crisis Unfolds

A trifecta of climate change, hydropower dams and illegal fishing are threatening the Tonle Sap, and the people who rely on its fish.

View of Lower Sesan II hydroelectric power station in Cambodia

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 20, 2019 shows a view of the Lower Sesan II hydroelectric power station at Sesan District of Stung Treng Province, Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Lifeline Threatened By Drought from Dams in China

The commission, cited “insufficient rainfall” and China dams for the lack of water, a situation it described as “unprecedented”.

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WATCH: Cambodia wonderkid Sieng Chanthea scores fastest ever SEA Games goal...

Cambodia U-23 have taken an early lead against Myanmar U-23 at the Southeast Asian Games (SEA) 2019 thanks to what is the fastest ever goal in the tournament’s history.