Take a moment to imagine yourself on a sun-kissed beach on Koh Rong, watching the sea foam onto the white sand and hearing the gentle rustle of tropical rainforest behind you.
A culture of environmental care doesn’t always emerge organically. On the Cambodian island of Koh Sdach, one woman has taken it upon herself to plant the seeds of environmental stewardship.
Cambodia has one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world, with key drivers including demand for timber products, land-use conversion, and urbanization.
The Mekong Delta loses 300 hectares of land each year because of river and coastline erosion, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
The Non-Timber Forest Products-Exchange Programme for Cambodia (NTFP-EP Cambodia) considers non-timber forest product (NTFP) groups and associations the key to encouraging social and environmental protection in Cambodia, said an NTFP-EP Cambodia press release.
Non-timber forest producers contribute to social, environmental protection in Cambodia: Conservationist groups
Non-timber forest producer groups and associations represented important providers of social protection, while making a significant contribution to forest conservation and poverty eradication goals in Cambodia, conservationist groups said in a joint press release on Monday.
A group of elderly villagers in northern Cambodia have formed a forest patrol to fend off illegal loggers and make up for what they consider government inaction on the issue.
Students in Cambodia experience climate change firsthand. For the second time in four years, school hours had to be reduced across the country, due to record heat waves in the dry season.
Five Cambodian men have been arrested for allegedly felling a protected Siam rosewood tree and chopping it into 34 short planks to smuggle out of a national park in Nakhon Ratchasima.
The Ministry of Environment is looking at places to display seized elephant ivory and other illegal exotic items to highlight the “brutality” of people, despite international conservation organisation Wildlife Alliance calling for them to be destroyed.
Dozens of Cambodian youths are coming together to raise public awareness about the environmental threats facing the life-giving river.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that the world will face more serious effects of climate change if there is no measure to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere which leads to increased global warming.
In early April in Sesan district of Stung Treng province, Cambodia, the reservoir of Lower Sesan II Hydropower Station was sparkling with water merging with the azure sky.
Story told in a film released Monday to mark Remembrance Day.
Climate risks and demand by Cambodia’s garment customers for international standard waste compliance are inevitably pushing the Kingdom towards a circular economy.
Researchers promote eco-awareness amid the rapid, often unplanned growth of cities.
In the Southeast Asian region, loss of area under natural forests is largely driven by natural resources extraction and demand for more land for production of food and other commodities.
Authorities in southwestern Cambodia’s Sihanoukville province have shut down a Chinese-owned casino accused of polluting an adjacent beach following the casino’s defiance of orders to cease operations, sources said on Friday.
Cambodia has huge renewable energy potential in the form of hydropower, solar and wind. Hydropower is already an important part of the energy mix and attention is shifting towards other renewable energies, but many challenges lie ahead.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 7.64-million-U.S. dollar loan to support the construction of a 100-megawatt (MW) solar power park in Cambodia, said its press release on Friday.