Cambodia Adopts First-Ever Plan to Save Elephants from Extinction

In collaboration with Flora & Fauna International, Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment has adopted the country’s first-ever action plan to save Asian elephants from extinction.

The ministry’s General Directorate of Administration for Nature Conservation and Protection (GDANCP) worked with stakeholders to create the plan, with technical support from FFI’s Cambodian Elephant Conservancy Group (CECG).

“We developed this action plan, the first for Asian elephants in Cambodia,” said director-general of the GDANCP, Meas Sophal, “that will guide effective protection of the country’s most iconic species.”

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