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Wildlife sanctuary redesignated

The government had designated the Western Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary and Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary as one protected area, which is officially named as “Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary”. The newly designated area of 133,707.73ha spans across Santepheap, Thma Keo and Prek Meas communes in Stung Treng ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wildlife-sanctuary-redesignated

Rice project benefits over 1K families

More than 1,000 families living inside and near wildlife sanctuaries in the Kingdom’s northern provinces have seen their livelihood significantly boosted thanks to an NGO-initiated project. And most of the families have become role models for farmers and natural resource conservationists due to the efforts ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rice-project-benefits-over-1k-families

Wildlife sanctuaries confiscate illegal traps, educate poachers

Siem Pang and Siem Pang Khang Lech wildlife sanctuaries’ enforcement teams this month confiscated a total of three chainsaws, two homemade guns, a fish electrocution device and 608 snares, said a BirdLife International Cambodia Programme broadcast on Wednesday. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wildlife-sanctuaries-confiscate-illegal-traps-educate-poachers

Endangered birds spotted in sanctuaries

Nests of five critically endangered bird species were found in the Siem Pang and Siem Pang Kang Lech wildlife sanctuaries last year, according to an annual report issued yesterday by Birdlife International Cambodia. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50564942/endangered-birds-spotted-in-sanctuaries/

Conservationists warn government of encroachment

Conservation NGOs yesterday raised the issue of alleged land grabs in the country’s protected areas by the military and local authorities at a resources protection forum, asking Environment Minister Say Sam Al to intervene.​ ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/conservationists-warn-government-encroachment

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