Cambodia calls for collective action to protect wildlife

Cambodia on Tuesday called for collective action from stakeholders ranging from relevant organizations, local authorities, private sector and local communities to protect wildlife and other natural resources. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM urges wildlife protection law change after peacock row

Prime Minister Hun Sen on February 28 suggested an amendment to the law governing wildlife protection that would pave the way for citizens to raise “rare” species following heated debates about a peacock confiscation case in Kampong Chhnang province. ...

Long Kimmarita

Efforts urged as nation’s wildlife threatened

The government and wildlife protection NGOs have recently expressed concerns about the increasing death toll of endangered species in Cambodia. The concerns were raised ahead of today’s Annual Endangered Species Day. ...

Va Sonyka

Ministry of Environment marks World Wildlife Day

In conjunction with World Wildlife Day which fell on Tuesday, the Ministry of Environment has called on the people to stop eating wildlife meat and take part in the preservation and conservation of wildlife and natural resources. ...

Voun Dara

Four Vietnamese nabbed for poaching

Stung Treng provincial military police yesterday arrested four Vietnamese nationals caught poaching in a wildlife sanctuary in Sesan district. Sok Rithy, district military police commander, yesterday confirmed the arrests but referred questions to the provincial military police. Local media reported that provincial military officers arrested ...

Khuon Narim

Endangered Giant Ibis Found in New Cambodia Habitat

Jubilant conservationists expressed hope on Tuesday for the survival of the critically-endangered Giant Ibis after a nest of the bird species was discovered in a previously unknown habitat in northeastern Cambodia. Habitat loss and poaching has pushed the Giant Ibis to the edge of extinction, with ...

Luxury Hotel Resort Threatens Bokor Mountain's Biodiversity

An ongoing project to build hotels, luxury villas and a casino on Kampot province’s Bokor Mountain is a threat to the area’s unique animal and plant species, according to two new studies. Local conglomerate Sokimex Group has been granted property development rights on the entire mountain, ...

Council of Ministers Approves Draft Report on Human Rights

The Council of Ministers on Friday approved a draft report on political rights in Cambodia, which made outline efforts being made by the government to reduce poverty and secure land titles for millions across the country, a measure that Cambodia must complete as a signatory ...

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