The Cambodian capital routinely faces flooding during the monsoon season, and evictions linked to filling of lakes has led to thousands of families being affected.
Climate change puts over half the world’s population at risk of mosquito-borne diseases like dengue fever, and bats may be able to help.
Plan centres on drought forecasting but critics say it failed to address impact of dams and hydropower projects.
Nhem Sophal gets up shortly after midnight every night to fish the Tonle Sap lake, trying to support his family.
Because Cambodia needs to reverse its reliance on deforestation and fossil fuels for the benefit of future generations
With the number of visitors to Angkor Wat severely dropping this year, Cambodia’s tourism industry, so vital to the economy, is in danger of becoming reliant on Chinese gambling dollars in Sihanoukville. In search of alternatives, we return to a piece from 2009 looking at Cambodia's then budding ecotourism industry. Could green be the answer to the Kingdom's tourism woes?
Villagers in Cambodia’s Kratie and Mondulkiri provinces are voicing fears for their health following the release into rivers of toxic waste from Chinese gold mines that has sickened local residents and killed livestock and fish, local sources say.
A crisis is engulfing the Mekong River, its banks are collapsing and half a million people are at risk of losing their homes.
Along with most Southeast Asian countries, Cambodia’s electricity consumption over the past decade has skyrocketed.
River waters fall to a record low as dams continue to be built, putting hundreds of species at risk.
As Phnom Penh’s construction sector booms, communities suffer as public recreational areas are sacrificed for never-ending new developments. In an economic environment where money trumps all, who will preserve vital green spaces for the capital's residents?
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Cambodia has seen the births of 13 Irrawaddy dolphins in Kratie and Stung Treng provinces so far this year.
Cambodian has welcomed 13 newborn Irrawaddy dolphins in Kratie and Stung Treng provinces so far this year, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Cambodia is experiencing more flooding in its wet season and longer droughts in the dry season, both of which threaten the livelihoods of 80 percent of Cambodia's population who rely mostly on crop production. Many farmers have been forced to abandon the fields.
Ionescu “I.D.” Dragos and his team from the international non-profit conservation group Wildlife Alliance are in a battle against poachers and loggers trying to exploit the “Cardamom Forest”.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $119.16 million financing package to help modernize and improve the climate and disaster resilience of irrigation systems in four provinces in Cambodia, which will help supply water to 43,500 hectares (ha) of farm land benefiting 290,000 people, half of whom women.
Poverty is complex, multifaceted, and deeply rooted in global, national, and local socioeconomic and power structures.
Cambodia has turned to solar to meet its energy shortage, but it’s not quite ready to give up fossil fuels.
As the use of the traditional clay stove was considered an unhealthy way to cook, managing director Chim Polys and his team at Khemara Eco Energy Group have developed an eco-friendly one instead.
Growing demand for timber is the main cause with unsustainable development causing degradation for ecosystem and people. The country has about 8.7 million hectares of evergreen, semi-evergreen, deciduous and dry dipterocarp forests, and flooded forests. The UN offers some recommendations to change course.