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Supreme Court Upholds Guilty Verdict Against Environmentalists

San Mala, Try Sovikear, and Sim Samnang were sentenced to 18 months in jail after they organized a protest against the company in April 2015.

Baby Asian Elephants Are Being Crippled by Snares

Camera traps reveal that wire snares set to capture animals for bush meat are wounding baby elephants in Cambodia.

Supreme Court Hears Case of Detained Environmentalists

The Supreme Court on Friday heard the appeal case of three environmentalists who were sentenced on charges of “intimidation” and “causing damage” while investigating an alleged illegal sand dredging operation in Koh Kong province in 2016.

Cambodia, China sign MoUs on environmental protection, biodiversity conservation

Cambodia and China have signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on environmental protection and biodiversity conservation. The MoU included the establishment of the Cambodia-China Environmental...

With Cambodia ‘drowning in a wave’ of waste, plastic could be banned at Angkor...

Siem Reap - A future ban on plastic in Cambodia’s world renowned Angkor Archaeological Park will be considered by authorities, in what could be...

DHL Express Cambodia rolls out country’s first electric vehicle in Phnom Penh Special Economic...

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has deployed the country’s first electric vehicle in the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone for delivery and pick-ups within the area.  

Last Glimpses of a Cambodian Paradise? Documenting an area on the eve of its...

The sheer scale of the logging operations in Cambodia’s Virachey National Park makes it a wonder that there’s anything left of the forest, especially as the timber just keeps flowing into Vietnam unabated. In fact, Cambodia has one of the world’s highest deforestation rates.

Cambodia’s Vireak Chey National Park Under Siege From Illegal Vietnamese Loggers: Activist

Cambodia’s Vireak Chey National Park, which straddles Stung Treng and Rattanakiri provinces, is under siege from “hundreds of Vietnamese” illegally crossing the border to harvest timber, an environmental activist said Thursday.

Chinese-backed hydroelectric dam robs Cambodian villagers of homes and livelihoods

Holdouts of Cambodia’s Lower Sesan II Dam hoping for an eleventh-hour lifeline to maintain ties with their Phnong ethnic roots.

Cambodia Environmental Activists Stymied by Local Authorities Following Ban of Opposition

Environmental activists in Cambodia said Friday that local authorities have obstructed their work since the dissolution of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), and urged Prime Minister Hun Sen to order officials with his ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) to cooperate with them.

Cambodia’s plastic problem

On a street in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a seafood café is setting up for the evening rush. Styrofoam boxes are being ripped open, and the broken tops dumped in the street. Prawn-filled plastic bags are emptied into trays, and thrown out. In a few minutes a small mountain of trash piles up on the sidewalk.

Hope for a Blacklisted Cambodian Park?

Environmentalists say they are ready to “blacklist” Cambodia’s Virachey National Park, beset by illegal logging in all but its most distant sections.

Impacts to Cambodian economy from climate change could be worse than first predicted: UNDP

If the global rise in temperatures is kept below 2 degree Celsius by 2100 and Cambodia maintains current levels of investment in climate change adaptation, climate change will reduce Cambodia's GDP by 9.8 percent in 2050, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) said on Tuesday.

Cambodia volunteers step up battle against illegal fishing

It is late afternoon when Paul Ferber scans the horizon and detects his number one enemy -- approaching Vietnamese seine trawlers. He knows that their kilometers long, fine mesh, bottom-dragging nets will in just one or two passes sweep away years of conservation efforts. "Dolphins, turtles, tiny sea creatures, seagrass -- there's no way anything can escape,'' he says.

In rush to electrify, Cambodia stirs the living and dead

Nat Sota worries about the spirits of her ancestors.

Solar solution: the company aiming to power up rural Cambodia

As a project manager for Kamworks, one of Cambodia’s leading solar energy companies, Matt Viner is working to develop a solar platform that will provide rural households with affordable, reliable, renewable energy.

A Break in the Clouds: Regulating Cambodian Solar Energy

As a rapidly developing country, there is an ever-growing demand for electricity in Cambodia. Unfortunately, electricity in Cambodia is still relatively costly in comparison to its regional neighbors, which affects the competitiveness of companies operating in the country.

Planet-Warming Gases Make Some Food Less Nutritious, Study Says

Rising levels of planet-warming gases may reduce key nutrient levels in food crops, according to a new study.

Rangers find 109,217 snares in a single park in Cambodia

Snares – either metal or rope – are indiscriminately killing wildlife across Southeast Asia, from elephants to mouse deer. The problem has become so bad that scientists are referring to protected areas in the region as “empty forests.”

Eating to extinction—urban appetite for bushmeat sparks wildlife crisis in Cambodia

From baby elephants to sun bears and pangolins, escalating demand for bushmeat in towns and cities is taking an increasingly heavy toll on some of Cambodia's most endangered wildlife.

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Election Body Issues Text Messages Warning of Election Law Prosecutions

The national election body has warned Cambodians in a series of text messages that they could face prosecution if they are found to have violated the election law, which extends to calls to boycott the vote.

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