Bokor National Park, also known as Preah Monivong Bokor National Park, sits on the southern coast of Cambodia and is a refuge for many threatened plants and animals, as well as a popular tourist site.
Animal rights activists are up in arms after Canadian companies last year bought 1,000 monkeys for the purpose of scientific experimentation from Cambodian suppliers, saying our nation should not be supporting potentially notoriously inhumane breeders.
Authorities in charge of protecting the massive Prey Lang forest in Northern Cambodia are intent on harassing environmental activists rather than nabbing illegal loggers.
And how instability, climate, and neglect drove their slow collapse.
The population of River Terns in Cambodia has doubled in the past five years, raising hope for the species' conservation, said a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) press statement on Thursday (Feb 11).
Global Witness says Prey Lang forest, home to endangered plants and animals, lost nearly a tenth of its trees in past two decades and illegal logging has escalated during the pandemic.
Construction of two coal-fired power plants will begin at the end of this year in Xekong province in the southeast of Laos, according to a senior government official on Tuesday.
Kratie provincial environment officers have reportedly arrested prominent environmental activist Ouch Leng along with Heng Sros, Men Math, Heng Run and Choup Cheang.
Ten of Cambodia's nearly-extinct Royal Turtles were released on Thursday into their natural habitat in the Sre Ambel River in southwest Preah Sihanouk province, a conservationist group said.
As one of the biggest inland fisheries in the world, Cambodia's Tonle Sap has sustained generations of fishermen. But a combination of natural and man-made changes are impacting livelihoods, forcing the fishermen to seek new ways to make ends meet.
For a suspenseful three years, Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary seemed doomed. But now, changed policies, changed hearts and a new organic rice scheme promises hope for the forest landscape’s villagers, businesses and giant birds.
Land grabs and encroachment on protected forest are becoming more rampant in northern Cambodia, said environmental activists.
In Cambodia, the end of the year marks the start of the traditional season for making prahok fish paste, a key part of the country’s diet. But Cambodia’s food supply—and that of the 70 million people who rely on the Mekong river—is at risk due to impacts from large hydropower dams and climate change.
As night falls over his floating village, fisherman Leng Vann puffs on a cigarette and heaves a sigh for Tonle Sap, the great inland lake that has sustained Cambodia for centuries.
Cambodia has issued a directive to ban people living in rural areas from burning paddy straw and garbage in their fields to reduce air pollution, the Khmer Times reported on Monday.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on developed countries to fulfill their climate finance commitments to help developing countries combat climate change.
A growing number of reports show that large-scale deforestation continues in Cambodia’s protected forests, often with tacit endorsement from government officials—despite promises of conservation.
Plastic waste makes up 80% of the debris found on Cambodia’s beaches.
The Cardamom Mountains sit off the Gulf of Thailand in southern Cambodia and provide important habitat for a multitude of plant and animal species, many of them already threatened with extinction.
Animal experts have sent off Kaavan, dubbed the "world's loneliest elephant", from Pakistan to his new home at a sanctuary in north-western Cambodia.