Environment and natural resources

USAID Cambodia green future activity

On 15 September 2021, USAID issued a press release on USAID Cambodia green future activity.A new USAID-funded youth environmental, social and behavior change communication (SBCC) campaign to reduce the demand for luxury wood furniture was launched today. ...

USAID

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Collection of garbage and solid waste service fee in Phnom Penh for August 2021

On 03 September 2021, the Phnom Penh Capital Administration issued a notification on the collection of garbage and solid waste service fee in Phnom Penh for August 2021.All business service owners and private institutions who failed to pay for the garbage and solid waste service ...

Phnom Penh Capital Administration

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U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh statement on the USAID Greening Prey Lang Funding redirect

On 17 June 2021, the US Embassy in Cambodia issued a statement on the USAID Greening Prey Lang Funding Redirect. In a statement, the US embassy expressed ​concerns over deforestation​ which continues to occur in the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary, where the United States Agency ...

The US Embassy in Cambodia

Press​ release​ on​ the​ publication​ of​ investigation​ and​ research​ report​ on​ the​ road​ to​ completely​ destruction​ of​ Phnom​ Ses​ community​ forest

On​ 12​ April​ 2021,​ the​ Cambodian​ Youth​ Network​ Association​ issued​ a​ press​ release​ on​ the​ Publication​ of​ investigation​ and​ research​ report​ on​ the​ road​ to​ completely​ destruction​ of​ Phnom​ Ses​ community​ forest.​ The​ results​ of​ the​ survey​ and​ research​ obtained​ through​ community​ interviews,​ monitoring​ of​ ...

Cambodian​ Youth​ Network​ Association​

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Press release: Earth Hour in 2021

On 27 March 2021, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued a press release that the earth hour in 2021 goes through digital (social media) emphasis the need for collective actions to protect nature as our shared home. ...

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

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Statement: Cooperate partnerships report in 2020 “WWF-Cambodia”

On 24 March 2021, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued a statement on the cooperation partnerships report in 2020. Generally, the cooperation between WWF and the private sector is taken in three ways such as driving sustainable business practices, communication and awareness-raising activities, and philanthropic relationships.  ...

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

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Open letter to USAID in Cambodia

On 22 March 2021, Prey Lang Communities from four provinces consist of nearly 100 villages issued an open letter to USAID in Cambodia that the Prey Lang community was deeply disappointed to see the recent USAID’s statement claims to have worked directly with the Prey ...

Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN)

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Joint press release on the twenty-year spatial plan for Mondulkiri province

On 18 February 2021, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) issued a joint press release on the twenty-year spatial plan for Mondulkiri province. This spatial plan is a process involving multilateral parties such as Mondulkiri provincial council, the United States Agency for International Development ...

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia)

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Press release on the world’s forgotten fishes vital for hundreds of millions of people about one-third are facing extinction

On 03 March 2021, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) issued a press release on the world’s forgotten fishes vital for hundreds of millions of people about one-third are facing extinction, caused by serious threats on freshwater ecosystem and fishes, including overfishing, habitat destruction, ...

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

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Press Release: The first 71 eggs are laid by turtle in the center

On 02 March 2021, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) issued a press release stating that the five royal turtles lay the first 71 eggs on an artificial beach in the reptile conservation center at Koh Kong province. According to the pictures, all the turtle eggs ...

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

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Joint Statement: Environment Ministry should stop arresting and harassing forestry activists

On 09 February 2021, LICADDO has post a joint statement on their official social media site on the the call for Environment Ministry should stop arresting and harassing forestry activists. This statement is posted following the release of 5 forestry activists. According to the joint ...

LICADHO

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Announcement to those who are living and doing business on the beach land at Poy Yeay Mey​ and Ta Barang beach located in Rithy 2 village, Keo Phos commune, Stung Hav district, Preah Sihanouk province

On 02 February 2021, the Preah Sihanouk provincial administration issued an announcement to people who are living and doing business on the beach land at Poy Yeay Mey, Ta Barang beach, in Rithy 2 village, Keo Phos commune, Stung Hav district, Preah Sihanouk province. The ...

Preah Sihanouk provincial administration

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Announcement of Botum Sakor district administration to the people involved in the construction of squattering huts at Ororerl and Oyorya areas

On 03 February 2021, the Botum Sakor district administration issued an announcement calling for people who involve in constructing the squattering huts at Ororerl and Oyorya areas to remove the construction as soon as possible. The squattering construction is located in the protected area of ...

Botum Sakor district administration

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Announcement on Cintri Workers' Strike

On 12 October 2020, Phnom Penh municipal administration has posted an announcement regarding the strike of Cintri Workers. The announcement said that, Cintri workers have not come back to work as promised and Phnom Penh municipal administration call for the return to work.  ...

Phnom Penh Municipal Administration

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Press Statement of the Council for the Development of Cambodia on the United States Department of the Treasury’s decision to impose sanctions on Union Development Group Co., Ltd (UDG)

On 20 September 2020, Council for the Development of Cambodia has issued a press statement in respond to the imposed sanction on Union Development Group (UDG) by the United States Department of  the Treasury. The paper has responded to various allegations made by  the United ...

Council for the development of Cambodia

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Mekong River Commission urges Mekong countries to address low water flows

On 07 July 2020, the Mekong River Commission issued a statement urging the six Mekong countries to tackle the region’s low water flow as the Lower Mekong River faces record low water levels for two straight years. ...

​ Mekong River Commision

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WWF: High-risk trade in wildlife threatens ecosystems and risks exposure to zoonotic diseases

On 10 July 2020, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has warned that snaring of animals has become a crisis that poses a serious risk to wildlife in Southeast Asia and could spawn the transmission of zoonotic diseases to humans. An estimated 12.3 million snares threaten ...

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

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Ministry of Environment bans wild orchid trade in the protected areas

On 10 July 2020, the Ministry of Environment publishes a public notice on the ban of wild orchid trade, which are actively collecting in protected areas due to the buzz on social media about high-end purchases. The ministry added that collecting wild orchid from the ...

Ministry of Environment

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Announcement on the garbage and solid waste service charges in Phnom Penh

On the 25 May 2020, Phnom Penh Municipal Administration has posted an announcement addressing the problem of garbage and solid waste service charges in Phnom Penh. ...

Phnom Penh Municipal Administration

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First-ever action plan to save Asian elephants in Cambodia launched

On 12 May 2020, the Ministry of Environment and Fauna & Flora International announced a joint press release highlighting a landmark conservation achievement for Cambodia: the launch of the National Elephant Action Plan. This adoption will now guide the conservation of this charismatic species in ...

Fauna & Flora International

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