Rights activists allege that a Chinese-financed hydroelectric project in northeastern Cambodia has been a human rights “disaster” after it displaced nearly 5,000 Indigenous and ethnic minority people.
The group has gone to extraordinary lengths to try and protect their identities amid a crackdown.
Experts had warned that damming the confluence of the Sesan and Srepok rivers would threaten fish stocks crucial to millions living along the Mekong’s flood plains.
The Chinese-financed Lower Sesan 2 dam has had a range of deleterious consequences – just what activists were warning a decade ago.
HRW slams Lower Sesan 2 hydroproject that caused 'massive ecological harm'
Huge efforts are being ploughed into developing Cambodia’s eco-offerings to lure visitors once borders open.
Satellite data show Prey Lang has lost nearly 9% of its forest cover over the past five years, and researchers and activists say its remaining forest is being eyed by logging companies.
The Cambodian government is embarking on a number of ambitious development projects, which critics say come at the expense of the environment and people’s livelihoods.
Critically endangered vultures in Cambodia remained on the edge of extinction as the population of the species continued to decline, a conservationist said on Tuesday.
Diminishing tourism has created new incentives for the illegal wildlife trade.
The Mekong river feeds jungles, irrigates crops for tens of millions of people, and supports the Tonle Sap lake – the most productive inland fishery on the planet.
The past two years have seen water levels on the lower Mekong rise and full unpredictably.
Conservationists have expressed concern over a recently published regulation that makes nearly 127,000 hectares (313,800 acres) of previously protected land potentially available for sale or rent to politically connected businesses.
Low dry season flows in Mekong drive down Cambodia’s Tonle Sap, countries urged to improve basin-wide management.
Camera trap surveys in Virachey National Park in northeast Cambodia have recorded the country’s first sightings of a critically endangered deer, the large-antlered muntjac (Muntiacus vuquangensis).
Camera traps have captured images of a rare golden cat inside Cambodia's northeast Ratanakiri province for the first time, raising hope for conservation work.
A giant barking deer, whose species is listed as critically endangered, has been spotted through a camera in northeast Cambodia’s Virachey National Park.
Successive droughts in recent years have caused a power crisis in Cambodia, prompting the government to rapidly invest in and build coal and oil plants.
A court in Cambodia has charged three activists from the environmental NGO Mother Nature Cambodia after they documented waste dumping in a river near the Royal Palace.
The three activists are the latest victims of the government’s war against the advocacy group Mother Nature Cambodia.