Cambodia’s Declining Fish Catch: Can the Tide Be Reversed?

Living in a floating village means embracing the rhythm of the ever-changing water. As I stroll through Kampong Khleang, flanked by wooden stilt houses lining sandy streets, I witness daily life unfolding. Alongside staircases, people prepare meals or run their little shops.

How Cambodia’s Chinese-backed Funan Techo Canal Risks Destabilizing the Lower Mekong Delta

In May 2023, the former prime minister of Cambodia – Hun Sen – led a cabinet meeting that gave the green light to the “Funan Techo Canal”, the first waterway system in Cambodia, which will connect Phnom Penh Autonomous Port to Kep Province of Cambodia.

In Cambodia, an official’s cashew factory churns out timber from a protected forest

A senior Cambodian official notorious for illegal logging appears to be carving out a vast swath of forest in what’s supposed to be a protected area in the country’s north.

Cambodia and Thailand to jointly tackle PM2.5 pollution on border

The Burapha Army Command and Sa Kaeo provincial administration have joined hands with Cambodian authorities in tackling PM2.5 air pollution on the border between Sa Kaeo province in Thailand’s eastern region and Cambodia Banteay Meanchey province.

Cambodia to install hundreds of wildlife cameras in an effort to restore its tiger population

Cambodia will begin installing hundreds of monitoring cameras and import four tigers from India as part of a plan to restore its tiger population, officials said Friday.

Thailand pushes talks with Cambodia over transboundary pollution

The Thai government is accelerating efforts to hold talks with its Cambodian counterpart to address transboundary air pollution.

Cambodia sea turtle nests spark hope amid coastal development & species decline

Conservationists in Cambodia have found nine sea turtle nests on a remote island off the country’s southwest coast, sparking hopes for the critically endangered hawksbill turtle and endangered green turtle.

The ‘burning prisons’ fuelled by fast fashion

Chantrea drags an electric fan the size of a large door into the airless chamber where she works every day.

Sanctioned timber baron wins new mining concessions in Cambodia’s Prey Lang

A freeze announced late last year on new mining operations in Cambodia’s Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary comes with a massive loophole that benefits one of the country’s highest-profile deforesters.

Korea’s Woori backs Cambodia carbon reduction

Seoul-headquartered Woori Bank has inked a multilateral business agreement with the Forestry Administration of Cambodia and the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization to launch a forest carbon emission reduction project in Cambodia.

Leveraging the hypothetical: The uncertain world of carbon credit calculations

Criticisms of the voluntary carbon trade and forest conservation strategies like REDD+ have centered largely on the carbon accounting methods used to calculate credits.

Srettha, Cambodia’s Hun Manet to discuss PM2.5

Thailand and Cambodia will form a joint task force to fight transboundary haze pollution at a planned meeting between Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin and his Cambodian counterpart, Hun Manet in Thailand on Feb 7, Mr Srettha revealed yesterday.

Do carbon credits really help communities that keep forests standing?

Communities play a critical role in REDD+, a forest conservation strategy that aims to reduce emissions that can be sold as credits to raise money for forest protection.

Funan Techo Project Calls for Joint Approach to Mekong Development

In Cambodia, all roads, bridges, and now canals lead to China.

Mekong River communities rely on it for food — new dams threaten resources

Dams and climate change are among the threats facing Southeast Asia's famed Mekong River.

Turtle Nests And Hatchlings Found On Cambodian Beach For First Time In 10 Years

Combined, the nests contain hundreds of eggs that could be a lifeline for the threatened populations of sea turtles that call this area home.

‘Doom for forests’: Fears over new Cambodia land grants

Eam Orn kneels in a forest in northwest Cambodia, pressing his hands together before an offering of bananas studded with smoking incense, and prays for the return of his land.

Human Rights and Protecting Cambodia’s Rainforests

Luke Hunt interviews Suwanna Gauntlett from the environmental group Wildlife Alliance.

New dams in Cambodia pit ‘green’ hydropower against REDD+ project

The recent approval of two hydropower dams in Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains could undermine a REDD+ carbon project in the area.

Self-portraits give voice to vulnerable Cambodian fishing communities

A study that used photos taken by participants to spark conversation reveals firsthand accounts of how climate change, land use and dams on the...