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Cambodia has about 50,000 hectares of mangroves

Protecting mangrove will be a main agenda of the World Wetlands Day to be held on Feb. 2, 2021, according to a press release from the Fauna&Flora International (FFI)-Cambodia programme and other partners. ...

Khner Time Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50808689/cambodia-has-about-50000-hectares-of-mangroves/

Deputy prosecutor suspended for ‘clearing’ mangrove forest

Minister of Justice Ang Vong Vathana on Monday temporarily suspended Kampong Thom provincial deputy prosecutor Chea Sovanthet after he was alleged to have been involved in the clearing 10ha of mangrove forest with 17 tractors. Vong Vathana’s missive to the provincial prosecutor on Monday said ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/deputy-prosecutor-suspended-clearing-mangrove-forest

Government takes back Koh Kong mangrove forest; no arrests

The Cambodian government has reclaimed 13 hectares of protected mangrove forest in Koh Kong province, which were illegally sold off to a tycoon and partially filled with sand, though nobody involved in the sale will be sent to court. According to an announcement from the ...

Phak Seangly and Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-takes-back-koh-kong-mangrove-forest-no-arrests

Okhna owns land at site of illegal Koh Kong mangrove filling, contract shows

A section of protected mangrove forest in Koh Kong that in December was discovered to have been filled with sand was illegally sold to tycoon Chea Leanghong in 2017, documents show, with local authorities having signed off on the deal. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/okhna-owns-land-site-illegal-koh-kong-mangrove-filling-contract-shows

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