Last irrawaddy dolphin in Anlong Chheuteal section of Mekong River dies
On the border between Cambodia and Laos, the last known Irrawaddy dolphin has died, reportedly as a result of becoming caught in a net, ...
Po Sophea and Meng Seavmey
Local residents fear losing it all as portions of Boeung Ta Mok lake become development land
The Cambodian authorities as of Dec. 2021 have granted for development more than 2,000 of Boeung Ta Mok lake’s 3,239.7 hectares in response to 43 requests from public and private institutions, leaving the future of the lake uncertain. ...
Unions Demand Global Brands Help Workers Losing Income during Lockdown
Workers’ unions and civil society groups called on well-known fashion brands to do more to help Cambodian workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This came after a new report stated that Cambodian garment sector workers had lost millions in wages during the lockdown from April ...
Mondulkiri gold mine gets go ahead despite environmental risks
Fears that history may repeat itself and lead to yet more contamination of Cambodia’s rivers has been offset by the estimated $40 million the government will receive annually from Renaissance Minerals. ...