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Cycling campaign for Prey Preah Roka starts

Some 10 environmental activists launched the Riding a Bicycle for Prey Preah Roka campaign from November 29 to December 2.​​ They will ride across 300km from Phnom Penh to Preah Vihear province to promote natural resource protection and conservation amid threats of deforestation in the forestry ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cycling-campaign-prey-preah-roka-starts

Five detained in illegal timber hauling

Another five people were arrested and five tractors seized in Preah Vihear province’s Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary late last week, but all were subsequently released after being educated and ordered to pay fines, an environmental ranger said on Sunday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/five-detained-illegal-timber-hauling

Group tackles forestry crimes

Five new chainsaws and six makeshift tractors were impounded by the Prey Preah Roka Forest Community Network (PPRFCN) and rangers during a three-day forest patrol from June 7-9 in Preah Vihear province. Sun Pov, a PPRFCN representative who also participated in the forest protection campaign, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/group-tackles-forestry-crimes

Activists claim logging rampant before polls

At least 66 resin trees in the Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear province’s Tbeng Meanchey district, have been felled so far this month, according to environmental activists. They say deforestation continues to grow unabated, as authorities suspended or cut the number of ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/activists-claim-logging-rampant-polls

Oknha accused of logging in protected forest

The environment minister has promised to investigate allegations that a tycoon-owned company is using a land concession to illegally log wood in a protected area in Preah Vihear province. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oknha-accused-logging-protected-forest

Preah Vihear sets up timber trafficking probe panel

A task force made up of Preah Vihear provincial and district officials is set to begin a five-day investigation today into a slew of sawmills thought to be illegally milling and transporting timber from the protected Preah Roka forest after villagers and NGOs accused local ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-sets-timber-trafficking-probe-panel

Villagers attack officials after logging bust

Police are investigating after a mob of villagers in Preah Vihear province let fly with fence posts in a clash with environmental officials following a logging bust, leaving the chief of Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary with a serious head injury. ...

Niem Chheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-attack-officials-after-logging-bust

Patrol detains illegal loggers in Preah Vihear

Five men accused of illegal logging in the Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary after being caught by a joint patrol of authorities, villagers and monks should be charged with deforestation, a Preah Vihear provincial prosecutor said on Tuesday. ...

Aun Pheap
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/patrol-detains-illegal-loggers-preah-vihear-120031/

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