For the past three years, the WildGenes programme at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has been working with Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) to develop the first conservation genetics laboratory in Cambodia.
They say the authorities are complicit in rampant logging and encroachment.
The Fisheries Administration of Cambodia has voiced concern over declining fish population caused by the decrease in water levels at lakes and rivers in the country, according to local media.
About 100 endangered Cantor's Giant Softshell Turtle hatchlings were released into their natural habitat along the Mekong River in eastern Cambodia's Kratie province on Friday, a conservationist said on Saturday.
Climate change, rapid development and poor planning have all contributed to the flooding problem.
China was pressed on Tuesday (Jun 16) to show more transparency over its dam operations on the Mekong River, months after downstream water levels hit record lows and threatened millions of livelihoods.
A conversation with environmentalist Marcus Hardtke.
HAGL, a publicly listed Vietnamese agribusiness giant, is at the center of allegations it illegally cleared land in Cambodia that was earmarked for local indigenous communities.
For generations, elephants have been inextricably tied to the lands of Mondulkiri in Cambodia.
The Apsara National Authority (ANA) and the Prasat Bakong district authority in Siem Reap province are transporting water to the Prasat Bakong pond to save a group of catfish, a big tourist attraction in Cambodia, after 12 of them recently died due to a water shortage.
2020 marks four years since Cambodia’s government took a crucial step towards protecting the country’s coral reefs, seagrass and coastal fisheries by establishing its first marine protected area (MPA) in the picturesque Koh Rong Archipelago.
China’s ban in 2017 caused a fall in demand but elsewhere in Asia countries with weak policing draw new traders and tactics, say animal activists.
Networks are resurfacing in countries with less law enforcement to tackle wildlife crime, investigators found.
Illegal wildlife markets could be consigned to the dustbins of history within five years amid a public outcry over their capacity to spread disease, and a widespread belief that the trade at least contributed to the coronavirus pandemic.
Vietnamese rubber giant razes indigenous lands as Cambodian government grapples with legacy land issues
While indigenous communities in Cambodia stayed home to stem the Covid-19 outbreak, a Vietnamese rubber firm bulldozed their land. Experts say disputes arising from Cambodia's complicated land management system will be difficult to resolve.
Thai activists and organizations have raised alarm bells following last month’s announcement that the Mekong River Commission will begin its prior consultation process on the Sanakham hydropower plant, a new Mekong River dam project in northern Laos.
About twenty "Mother Nature" activists organized a bike ride from the island of Koh Kong to Phnom Penh. The goal was to deliver a petition to Prime Minister Hun Sen. The police stopped them, seized the bycyles and T- shirts with their logo. For the authorities, the march risked creating a Covid-19 outbreak.
Activists traveling from Koh Kong — first by bicycle, then by foot — aim to complete their protest journey calling for a new protected area by taxi after authorities stopped them in their tracks on Thursday for the second time while en route to Phnom Penh.
Authorities in Koh Kong province on Wednesday briefly stopped environmental activists as they were cycling from Koh Kong to Phnom Penh in a campaign to have Koh Kong Krao island designated as a protected area.
Eighteen environmental activists from the Mother Nature Movement were prevented from completing a bicycle campaign to highlight environmental concerns at a protected Koh Kong Krav island in Koh Kong province.