Coral spawning observed in Cambodian waters

Conservationist working groups have urged participation in protecting and conserving important coral habitats following the first-ever observation of coral reef spawning in Cambodian seawaters. ... ...

Post Staff

WCS and local authorities educate secondary and high school students about the endangered species

In WCS’s Tonle Sap Landscape program, Community outreach programs play an important role in raising local awareness of wildlife conservation and engaging them in protecting and conserving natural resources. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Bengal florican habitat loss threatens survival

The Wonders of the Mekong project, aimed at promoting sustainable rivers in Southeast Asia, recently highlighted findings from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Cambodia indicating that vast amounts of Bengal florican habitats around Tonle Sap Lake have been lost due to encroachment on natural grasslands. ...

Chea Sokny

MoT, WWF team up to promote green tourism

The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) teamed up to promote ‘green tourism’ in the Kingdom by prioritising the conservation of natural resources while promoting the use of renewable energy aimed at turning the country into a world-class tourism ...

Nhean Chamrong

Angkor-Manulife Community Park project launches with over 10,000 saplings planted

In collaboration with Manulife Cambodia, the APSARA Authority has launched the “Angkor-Manulife Community Park” project, aiming to plant over 10,000 saplings in a 5.5-hectare area in Angkor Park. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

NGOs: Crocodile protection crucial

World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) and Fauna & Flora International (FFI) are stepping up breeding activities in Cambodia’s Siamese crocodile sanctuaries. ... ...

Chea Sokny

Rare birds’ nests up at Mondulkiri sanctuary

In a promising sign for conservationists, the Bird Nest Protection Project by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Cambodia has dramatically boosted the numbers of rare bird nests at Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in Mondulkiri province, hopping from 11 nests in 2018 to an impressive 41 ...

Chea Sokny

Rangers discover grey-headed eagle nests

In Kampong Thom province, adjacent to the Tonle Sap Lake and Stung Sen River, park rangers, backed by NatureLife Cambodia, discovered eight grey-headed fish eagle nests during the new spawning season, which concluded in December. ... ...

Kim Yutharo

Sarus crane population up? Survey underway

Wildlife organisation officials have drawn attention to the presence of sarus cranes in six provinces of Cambodia. The population remains larger than that of Laos or Vietnam. ... ...

Chea Sokny

Kingdom endorses dolphin declaration

A senior official from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, along with representatives from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Cambodia, attended the Global Declaration of River Dolphins event in Bogota, Colombia, on October 23-24. ... ...

Post Staff

Event boosts awareness of plight of Irrawaddy dolphin

As Freshwater Dolphin Day was observed on October 23 in Colombia, Cambodian officials and wildlife conservationists expressed their strong commitment to protecting the Mekong Irrawaddy dolphin through both art and a scientific approach. ... ...

Post Staff

‘Crane Rice’ programme promotes conservation

Delegates from 10 countries recently explored the “Srov Met Kriel” or “Crane Rice Field” initiative within the Anlung Pring Protected Landscape in Kampot province, delving into its accomplishments and challenges. ... ...

Post Staff

WOAH lauds Cambodia’s vet training programme

The World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) and the International Veterinary Medical Association have selected Cambodia as a model country for the training of veterinarians to strengthen the veterinary system in a number of partner countries. ... ...

Hang Punreay

Condition of Indochinese Leopard casts shadow over tiger reintroduction efforts

A report published in June this year concluded Indochinese leopards are functionally extinct in Cambodia after camera traps failed to capture a single image of them in 2021. ... ...

Andrew Califf

Rare sarus cranes hatch in Keo Seima sanctuary

In late August, a dedicated wildlife monitoring team from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS Cambodia) in Mondulkiri province made a remarkable discovery – locating another rare sarus crane nest, in which two newborn birds had been safely hatched. Sharing the encouraging news on September 4, WCS ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Government reclassifying biodiversity corridors into protected areas

At least 15 protected areas have expanded to integrate adjacent biodiversity corridors, according to government sub-decrees issued in July and released sporadically over the course of the week. ... ...

Khuon Narim

World Tiger Day: Call for reintroduction of tigers in Cambodia

On World Tiger Day, the Wildlife Alliance Cambodia issued a clarion call to all relevant institutions, urging them to focus on tiger conservation. ... ...

Van Socheata

Rising Phoenix guides farmers to organic rice

Within the tranquil heart of Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary in Stung Treng province, nearly 100 households have embarked on an adventure into rice farming. ... ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Large-antlered muntjac caught on camera in Virachey National Park

Wildlife conservation NGO, Fauna and Flora, and related ministries have expressed elation at recording footage of the elusive large-antlered muntjac, Muntiacus vuquangensis, in northeastern Cambodia's Virachey National Park. ... ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

132 bird species recorded at Boeung Prek Lpov protected landscape

A total of 132 bird species have been recorded at the Boeung Prek Lpov Landscape Protection Area (BPL) in Takeo Province, pointed out a report on the State of Key Bird Species released recently by NatureLife Cambodia. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Some 1,500 Bantengs counted in Cambodia

Around 1,500 Bantengs (Bos Javanicus) listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s Red List of Threatened Species have been recorded in Cambodia’s forests. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry vows to curb poaching in protected zones

In an ongoing effort to protect wildlife and maintain ecological balance, the Ministry of Environment along with key partners have pledged to tackle the escalating issues of poaching and bush meat trafficking within and around protected zones. Civil society groups, meanwhile, have called for more ...

Long Kimmarita

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