Call for citizens to be proactive in conservation of biodiversity

The Ministry of Environment yesterday called on all citizens to be proactive in protecting and preserving biodiversity, natural resources and maintaining the environment for the benefit of all generations, as biodiversity and some resources are under threat. ...

Pech Sotheary

Siamese crocodile eggs found in Pursat wetland

The 22 eggs of a wild Siamese crocodile, which is an endangered species, was discovered in the Cardamom Mountains of Pursat province. It was discovered by conservationists from the Cambodian Crocodile Conservation Programme (CCCP) together with the Forestry Administration and Fauna & Flora International staff, ...

Som Kanika

49 nests of endangered turtle species found

Wildlife Conservation Society Cambodia said this year’s nesting season of the critically endangered Cantor’s giant softshell turtles, have increased compared to the past three years. ...

Pech Sotheary

Nests of endangered Ibis found

Ten nests of White-shouldered Ibis, considered as the most endangered animal, have been found at the northeastern Rattanakiri province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Kingdom set to mark International Day for Biological Diversity

The Ministry of Environment is set to mark the International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22, with a celebration intended to improve cooperation with international partner organisations. The theme of the event is “Our solutions are in nature.” ...

Ry Sochan

Increase in wildlife presence in Cambodia confirmed

Cambodia has observed noticeable increase of wildlife presence including rare and endangered species at Virachey National Park in the last five years, according to the Ministry of Environment. ...

Lim Nary

Wildlife poaching remains a concern

With more than 17,000 wild animal traps confiscated last year, environment officials said poaching and forest land encroachment remain a concern. ...

Pech Sotheary

Efforts urged as nation’s wildlife threatened

The government and wildlife protection NGOs have recently expressed concerns about the increasing death toll of endangered species in Cambodia. The concerns were raised ahead of today’s Annual Endangered Species Day. ...

Va Sonyka

WWF researchers spot herd of wild elephants in Mondulkiri sanctuary

WWF-Cambodia says researchers had a close encounter with a herd of wild Asian elephants in Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary in Mondulkiri province which is a positive sign conservation efforts are working. ...

Sen David

Oriental Pratincole’s nests discovered in Cambodia

BirdLife Cambodia has announced to discover nests of the Oriental Pratincole in the Southeastern part of Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Concerns over poisoning of giant ibises in Preah Vihear

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has expressed concern for the impact on birds, domestic animals and even humans after three giant ibises died of poisoning in Chhaeb district in Preah Vihear province. ...

Ry Sochan

Four sent to court for bulldozing wetlands

The Kampong Thom provincial authorities sent four suspects to the provincial court on Monday after they were arrested the day before for clearing an area of flooded forest with a tractor in Khsach Chi Ros village, Kampong Kor commune, Kampong Svay district. ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Three of Cambodia’s national bird, the Giant Ibis, killed in protected area

In a single deliberate poisoning event, three Giant Ibis, equivalent to 1-2 percent of the global population, have been killed – part of a disturbing global trend where conservationists are noticing increases in hunting of protected species since the spread of coronavirus began to disrupt ...

Khmer Times Staff

Endangered river terns spotted in Kratie and Stung Treng

The wild animal conservation team has spotted rare river terns in the flooded areas of Kratie and Stung Treng provinces. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Wildlife Alliance patrol uncovers dead muntjac, illegal equipment

NGO Wildlife Alliance said the carcass of a red muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak) was found by Thmor Roung station rangers in Koh Kong province during a recent three-day patrol. During the patrol, the rangers released six wild chickens into the jungle and seized a mini-tractor carrying illegal ...

Ry Sochan

Migrants blamed for poaching in Battambang

Forest rangers from the Battambang provincial Department of Environment have stepped up patrols in light of the increase in wildlife crimes.​ ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Bushmeat seized in Battambang, Pursat, three sent to court

The Battambang provincial Department of Environment on Sunday detained three out of eight people for electrocuting 123 painted stork babies at the Prek Toal conservation area in Ek Phnom district. ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Ministry of Environment marks World Wildlife Day

In conjunction with World Wildlife Day which fell on Tuesday, the Ministry of Environment has called on the people to stop eating wildlife meat and take part in the preservation and conservation of wildlife and natural resources. ...

Voun Dara

Uncle Elephant short film makes way to festival in New York City

Uncle Elephant, a short film that depicts Cambodia’s efforts to conserve Asian elephants and the rich resources in the Prey Lang area, will be showcased at the World Wildlife Film Festival on March 3 in New York, US. Wild Earth Allies (Cambodia) country director Tuy Serey ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Ten baby Siamese crocs spotted in the Cardamom mountains

Fauna & Flora International said in a statement yesterday the hatchlings of ten baby Siamese crocodiles were spotted by  conservationists in late January at the sanctuary, a protected part of the Stung Knong river, in Veal Veng district. ...

Pech Sotheary

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