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German envoy attends Prek Toal opening

The Ministry of Environment inaugurated the Prek Toal Ramsar-site Core Area Management Centre building in Battambang province on February 18, with German ambassador Christian Berger in attendance. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/german-envoy-attends-prek-toal-opening

10 nests of 'near threatened' grey-headed fish eagle recorded in Cambodia in October

Rangers at the Boeung Tonle Chhmar Ramsar site bordering the Tonle Sap Lake in Kampong Thom province found 10 nests of the grey-headed fish eagle in October during its nesting season, bringing fresh hope for conservationists. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/10-nests-near-threatened-grey-headed-fish-eagle-recorded-cambodia-october

30% of spot-billed pelicans in Cambodia

Cambodia has about 3,000 spot-billed pelicans, which account for around 30 per cent of the global population, Ministry of Environment spokesperson Neth Pheaktra said on October 29. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/30-spot-billed-pelicans-cambodia

Bird conservation meeting held

The Asean Network on Wetlands and Migratory Water Birds Conservation (Asean Flyway Network) held a second meeting earlier this month to share input which is vital to implement Phase II of the Improving Biodiversity Conservation of Wetlands and Migratory Water Birds in the Asean Region ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bird-conservation-meeting-held

Ramsar site status for Cambodia’s Stung Sen wetland helps protect habitat of threatened species

A conservationist group said on Wednesday that a recent Ramsar site status for Cambodia’s Stung Sen wetland is crucial to help protect the habitat of a number of globally near-threatened species. The rich and biologically diverse Stung Sen wetland has been designated as a unique ...

Xuxin
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-04/18/c_137986395.htm

Kampong Thom wetland picked as the latest Ramsar Site

The Stung Sen wetland has become the Kingdom’s latest Ramsar Site, said the Ministry of Environment. The seasonally-flooded 9,293ha freshwater swamp, located along the southeastern edge of the Tonle Sap great lake in Kampong Thom province, was declared Cambodia’s fifth Ramsar Site on Friday under ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-thom-wetland-picked-latest-ramsar-site

Protected wetlands urged

A new wetland protected area may be implemented in Battambang province following talks between scientists, Asian governments and conservation groups held in Siem Reap this week. The message seems to have been heard, at least by the Ministry of Environment, which yesterday said it would ...

Taing Vida
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/protected-wetlands-urged

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