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

Camera captures endangered serow

Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra displayed a photograph of a rare Sumatran serow (Capricornis sumatraensis sumatraensis), also known as the southern serow, that was captured by a camera trap in one of the Kingdom’s protected areas. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Royal turtles on verge of comeback: Official

Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra called on fishermen to help conserve the endangered royal turtle (batagur affinis). The species, also known as the Southern river terrapin, are on the verge of extinction in Cambodia, but a successful breeding programme is offering some hope. ...

Samban Chandara

Some 100 rare fish released into Mekong

The Wonders of the Mekong project and the National Fisheries Administration – in collaboration with the Fisheries Administration in Stung Treng province – released 100 endangered fish into the Mekong River on May 16, said a Fisheries Administration official. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Feb 27 dolphin territory fishing ban scrapped to save livelihoods

The government on April 27 issued a new sub-decree reversing its ban imposed in February on all fishing in the Mekong dolphin conservation zone. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Authorities in dolphin areas swift to lend protective hand

Authorities in Kratie and Stung Treng provinces have pledged to step up law enforcement activities in the Mekong River dolphin protection and conservation areas. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Crane numbers still on decline

The number of cranes migrating to the Kingdom has been in decline since 2020, according to the Ministry of Environment, with about 150 expected to return this year. ...

Neang Sokunthea

Rare leopard photographed in Kingdom’s eastern highlands

A senior official from the Ministry of Environment announced Cambodia’s pride at having discovered the presence of a female leopard through a rare photo taken by camera traps. The species is considered close to extinction. ...

Neang Sokunthea

Cambodia home to 3K-plus rare, IUCN Red List’s silver langurs

A senior official from the Ministry of Environment said Cambodia’s protected areas have a high population of Germain’s silvered langurs, an indicator of the success of conservation programmes. ...

Neang Sokunthea

Red-headed cranes leave south VN province for Cambodia

A steep decline in the number of red-headed cranes, also known as Sarus cranes, has been recorded since early this year in southern Kien Giang province, the bird’s usual hot spot, compared to a sharp rise in a Cambodian sanctuary. Meanwhile, hundreds of them have ...

Tuoitrenews Staff

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