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More illegal gold mines discovered in T Khmum

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has identified three illegal gold mining operations in Tbong Khmum province’s Memot district. The owners have been instructed to dismantle their facilities and cease their activities immediately. ... ...

Vong Daravady
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-illegal-gold-mines-discovered-in-t-khmum

Minister aims to release 1M trees for June-July planting

Minister of Environment Eang Sophalleth has expressed his hopes that by June or July this year, around one million saplings will be sufficiently grown, and will be ready for distribution to the public for planting. ... ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-aims-to-release-1m-trees-for-june-july-planting

‘Zero-plastic’ campaign set for all schools across nation

The Council of Ministers has suggested that the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport integrate the “Today I will not use plastic” campaign into all of the schools across the country, from the 2023-2024 academic year onwards. ... ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/zero-plastic-campaign-set-all-schools-across-nation

Prey Lang community asks government to revoke economic land concessions from companies

Prey Lang Community Network calls on the government to revoke the economic land concessions of companies in the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary and the role of civil servants involved in crime and to strictly enforce the law to prevent crimes in this protected area, after ...

Khan Leakhena
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/10/20/prey-lang-community-asks-govt-to-revoke-economic-concessions-from-companies/

Environment Day celebrations feature 600km cycling tour

Members of civil society organisations and youth groups are celebrating World Environment Day by organising two cycling events which will last for a total of 25 days, according to a joint press statement. ... ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/environment-day-celebrations-feature-600km-cycling-tour

Environment ministry, CYN launch ‘Forest Restoration' campaign

The Ministry of Environment, relevant institutions and the Cambodian Youth Network (CYN) on March 21 launched an online Cambodian forest projection campaign to celebrate World Forest Day under the theme “Forest Restoration” to show the public the importance of forests for mankind. ... ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/environment-ministry-cyn-launch-forest-restoration-campaign

Illegal logging persists in Cambodia’s Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary: Report

Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia continues to be illegally cleared, according to a new report by the Cambodian Youth Network (CYN). Located in the central plains of Cambodia, Prey Lang forest straddles the four provinces of Kratie, Stung Treng, Kampong Thom and Preah Vihear. ...

Shreya Dasgupta
https://news.mongabay.com/2019/11/illegal-logging-persists-in-cambodias-prey-lang-wildlife-sanctuary-report/

NGO reports massive forest clearing in Prey Lang area

The Cambodian Youth Network yesterday said hundreds of hectares of forest land in the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary have been illegally cleared in Stung Treng and Preah Vihear provinces. ... ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50657343/ngo-reports-massive-forest-clearing-in-prey-lang-area/

Illegal logging threatens Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary, says CYN report

The Cambodian Youth Network (CYN) released a report on Tuesday noting the loss and deforestation of some 3,000ha of forest land in the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary because of logging since last year. The report was based on investigative research into illegal logging in the said ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-logging-threatens-prey-lang-wildlife-sanctuary-says-cyn-report

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