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$40m plan to protect Asian elephants

The Ministry of Environment estimates that it will need $40.5 million to care for the country’s Asian elephants over the next 10 years. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501192065/40m-plan-to-protect-asian-elephants/

Mondulkiri population of Asian elephants now an estimated 300 strong

Wildlife researchers from the Mondulkiri provincial Department of Environment and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia) have recently completed collecting 85 Asian elephant dung samples for analysis to identify population size and migratory patterns. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-population-asian-elephants-now-estimated-300-strong

On World Elephant Day, Cambodia calls for participation in the protection and conservation of wild elephants in Cambodia

The Royal Government has called for participation in the protection and conservation of wild elephants in Cambodia after data from automatic cameras deployed in protected areas found that Asian elephants – and baby elephants – were living in herds in Cambodia’s protected areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50914513/on-world-elephant-day-cambodia-calls-for-participation-in-the-protection-and-conservation-of-wild-elephants-in-cambodia/

Elephants under threat but remain present in Kingdom

Asian elephants maintain a significant presence in the Kingdom, despite indications of very high extinction risk, according to Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra on July 2. ...

Post Staff
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/elephants-under-threat-remain-present-kingdom

Ministry says Asian elephants face threat

Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra said the Asian elephant is being severely threatened in world sanctuaries. In Cambodia, eight elephants have recently died in wildlife sanctuaries. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-says-asian-elephants-face-threat

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/uncle-elephant-short-film-makes-way-festival-new-york-city

WWF urges stronger elephant conservation

WWF Cambodia said that elephants play a crucial role in balancing ecosystems by maintaining biodiversity. It said that elephants continue to face extinction due to habitat destruction and conflict with humans, including poaching. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50521892/wwf-urges-stronger-elephant-conservation/

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