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Sar Kheng proposes land dispute resolution

Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng has proposed the establishment of a village and the construction of roads for the people living on a disputed land plot in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear province’s Choam Ksan district. Metre Pheap received approval for an agro-industry ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-proposes-land-dispute-resolution

Vans busted carrying illicit timber, furniture

Environmental officials at Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary stopped five vans and trucks transporting timber and wooden furniture in Thmey commune, Kulen district, Preah Vihear province on Tuesday and Wednesday. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vans-busted-carrying-illicit-timber-furniture

White-shouldered ibis nests discovered in Preah Vihear

Six nests of the critically endangered white-shouldered ibis have been found in the northern plains of Preah Vihear province. According to a statement from the Wildlife Conservation Society yesterday, the nests were found in Tmatbouy village in the Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary. ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50112246/white-shouldered-ibis-nests-discovered-in-preah-vihear/

Stork nest discoveries celebrated

Government officials and environmental groups yesterday celebrated the discovery of 121 lesser adjutant stork nests in Preah Vihear province, chalking the success up to a joint programme to hire locals to guard the nests. Environment Ministry rangers and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) workers started counting ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stork-nest-discoveries-celebrated

Hatchlings bring hope for endangered ducks

Nine eggs of the globally endangered white-winged duck have successfully hatched after a nest was found last month in Preah Vihear province’s Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary. ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5080411/hatchlings-bring-hope-endangered-ducks/

Endangered duck eggs found

For the first time in five years, a nest with seven eggs of the endangered white-winged duck was discovered in the Northern Plains of Cambodia, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced yesterday. ...

Touch Sokha and Jovina Chua
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/endangered-duck-eggs-found

Ibis Rice exports on horizon

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) says its Ibis Rice project has recorded a production surplus for the first time in its five-year history, prompting a bid to export the boutique product overseas. Concentrated in Preah Vihear province, Ibis Rice farmers produced more than 435 tonnes of ...

Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ibis-rice-exports-horizon

Companies given right to develop wildlife land

The Cambodian government has reclassified 12,000 hectares of wildlife sanctuary to make way for agro-industry concessions for three companies, according to the royal book issued on March 19. The land has been cut from the Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary, the largest protected area in Cambodia, which ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012033055335/National-news/companies-given-right-to-develop-wildlife-land.html

Rare giant ibis loses habitat

The latest in a series of land concessions granted in protected forests has cut nearly 10,000 hectares from Cambodia’s largest wildlife sanctuary – home to the Kingdom’s critically endangered national bird, the Giant Ibis. A September 7 sub-decree, released on Monday evening, reclassified 9,237 hectares of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011101252091/National-news/rare-giant-ibis-loses-habitat.html

Protected forest ‘is finished’

In the latest government backed appropriation of protected land, nearly 20,000 hectares of the Boeung Per wildlife sanctuary have been reclassified as state private land for agro-industrial development. Two sub-decrees, obtained by The Post this week and initialed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on July ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/

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