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‘Green’ family gets citizenship by royal decree

The family of prominent environmentalist Ben Davis committed to continue their efforts to protect the environment and Cambodian forests, as they expressed joy at becoming citizens. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/green-family-gets-citizenship-royal-decree

Cabinet passes draft plant protection law

The Council of Ministers on February 4 approved a draft law on plant protection and phytosanitary measures at a session presided over by Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to government spokesman Phay Siphan. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cabinet-passes-draft-plant-protection-law

King grants citizenships to family of environmentalists

King Norodom Sihamoni has granted Khmer nationality through naturalisation to American environmentalist Benjamin Joseph Davis and his family for their efforts to protect the forest and wildlife of a sanctuary in Preah Vihear province. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/king-grants-citizenships-family-environmentalists

Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant protects the environment and provides clean energy in Cambodia

In July, the Fisheries Administration of Cambodia issued a certificate to the Lower Sesan II Hydropower plant in recognition of the company’s achievements in fish protection. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918128/lower-sesan-ii-hydropower-plant-protects-the-environment-and-provides-clean-energy-in-cambodia/

Drink a beer to save the planet

As a way to possibly boost funding for environmental protection in the Kingdom, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday floated the idea of an extra tax on cigarettes and alcohol. Speaking at a forum on the protection and conservation of natural resources in Phnom Penh, the prime ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28792/drink-a-beer-to-save-the-planet/

Endangered Giant Ibis Found in New Cambodia Habitat

Jubilant conservationists expressed hope on Tuesday for the survival of the critically-endangered Giant Ibis after a nest of the bird species was discovered in a previously unknown habitat in northeastern Cambodia. Habitat loss and poaching has pushed the Giant Ibis to the edge of extinction, with ...

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/international/endangered-giant-ibis-found-in-new-cambodia-habitat/

Mystery Surrounds Ratanakkiri’s First Special Economic Zone

Construction of a special economic zone (SEZ) near the Vietnamese border in Ratanakkiri province’s eastern O’Yad­aw district is on track, but who exactly will avail of the facility and its services remains a mystery—even for senior provincial officials. The latest announced venture of agro-industry land concession ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/mystery-surrounds-ratanakkiris-first-special-economic-zone-35235/

1.5 mln hectares of land concessions granted

Hun Sen announced that 1.5 mln hectares of Economic Land Concessions were granted to private companies. 1.2 mln hectares, 80 percent, of the concessions are used for rubber plantation sector. He said, that Cambodia still maintain[s] 9.2 mln hectares of forest land even though 1.5 mln ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=OWU3Nzc3ODg4YjY

Cambodia Launches "One Tourist, One Tree" Campaign To Promote Green Tourism

Cambodia on Wednesday launched a “one tourist, one tree” campaign, aiming to promote green tourism and environment protection, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said. “We have already prepared tourism gardens in 11 provinces including cultural Siem Reap province, coastal Preah Sihanouk province and eco-tourism side in Kratie ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/travel/2013-02/27/c_132196175.htm

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