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MoT, WWF team up to promote green tourism

The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) teamed up to promote ‘green tourism’ in the Kingdom by prioritising the conservation of natural resources while promoting the use of renewable energy aimed at turning the country into a world-class tourism ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501445996/mot-wwf-team-up-to-promote-green-tourism/

MoT, WWF team up to promote green tourism

The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) teamed up to promote ‘green tourism’ in the Kingdom by prioritising the conservation of natural resources while promoting the use of renewable energy aimed at turning the country into a world-class tourism ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501445996/mot-wwf-team-up-to-promote-green-tourism/

NGOs: Crocodile protection crucial

World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) and Fauna & Flora International (FFI) are stepping up breeding activities in Cambodia’s Siamese crocodile sanctuaries. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngos-crocodile-protection-crucial

Kingdom endorses dolphin declaration

A senior official from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, along with representatives from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Cambodia, attended the Global Declaration of River Dolphins event in Bogota, Colombia, on October 23-24. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-endorses-dolphin-declaration

Event boosts awareness of plight of Irrawaddy dolphin

As Freshwater Dolphin Day was observed on October 23 in Colombia, Cambodian officials and wildlife conservationists expressed their strong commitment to protecting the Mekong Irrawaddy dolphin through both art and a scientific approach. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/event-boosts-awareness-plight-irrawaddy-dolphin

Third dolphin calf born in four months spotted in Stung Treng

The Fisheries Administration and World Wildlife Fund Cambodia (WWF) recorded a third dolphin calf born in the four months from January to April, with the conservation NGO saying that this year’s number of dolphin deaths has dropped by 50 per cent. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/third-dolphin-calf-born-four-months-spotted-stung-treng

Bush meat poses ‘virus threat’

According to a recent scientific study, many of the viruses that caused some of the world’s most serious health risk outbreaks were transmitted from wild animals to humans. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bush-meat-poses-virus-threat

Earth Hour to be observed this evening

Tourism and environment ministries and environment NGOs will celebrate “Earth Hour” today at 8.30pm at Factory Phnom Penh, in Chak Angre Leu commune of the capital’s Meanchey district. The ministry called for public participation by switching off their lights in businesses and households at this ...

Sok Raksa
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/earth-hour-be-observed-evening

Adult male dolphin found dead from fishing net in Stung Treng

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has reiterated its demands that fishermen stop all fishing activity including the use of nets, hooks and illegal fishing equipment in the dolphin conservation zone in Stung Treng province to ensure the sustainability of the endangered species and ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/adult-male-dolphin-found-dead-fishing-net-stung-treng

Dolphin population survey completed

The first freshwater dolphin identification survey of 2023 was conducted from January 12-17, with the participation of international experts from the Sarasota Dolphin Research Programme, the US Marine Mammal Commission, and the specialist groups that constitute the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dolphin-population-survey-completed

Minister to FiA officials: Refine safeguards for river dolphins

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina has advised the Fisheries Administration (FiA) to devise a clear strategy to efficiently address the challenges involved with dolphin conservation, aside from banning all fishing in dolphin pools because of the threat it poses to the endangered ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-fia-officials-refine-safeguards-river-dolphins

Authorities in dolphin areas swift to lend protective hand

Authorities in Kratie and Stung Treng provinces have pledged to step up law enforcement activities in the Mekong River dolphin protection and conservation areas. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/authorities-dolphin-areas-swift-lend-protective-hand

Third Mekong River dolphin found dead in a single week

The Global Fund for Nature and World Wide Fund for Nature Cambodia (WWF) have called on authorities to step up night and day patrols of dolphin conservation areas and prevent illegal fishing, as a third Mekong Irrawaddy dolphin carcass was discovered in the span of ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/third-mekong-river-dolphin-found-dead-single-week

Tenth Mekong dolphin death of 2022 reported

Wildlife conservationists have issued more calls for an increase in strict and regular law enforcement in order to save the Mekong dolphins from extinction, following the death of a female specimen. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tenth-mekong-dolphin-death-2022-reported

Zero Snaring campaign underway in M’kiri

The first province to see the latest “Stop Wildlife Trafficking” campaign, an extension of the successful zero snaring campaign, was Mondulkiri province in the northeast of Cambodia, an area which is rich in natural resources and wildlife in protected areas. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/zero-snaring-campaign-underway-mkiri

Ministry, WWF launch anti-bushmeat campaign in Mondulkiri

The Ministry of Environment and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) have co-organised a campaign to stop wildlife trafficking in Mondulkiri province with the purpose of protecting Cambodia’s wildlife resources and contribute to the protection of public health, with experts saying that bushmeat consumption ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-wwf-launch-anti-bushmeat-campaign-mondulkiri

Zero-snaring campaign set to intensify

Over three million people have been made aware of the zero-snaring campaign through more than 300 news articles and social media posts spread out since its launch, according to a senior Ministry of Environment official. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/zero-snaring-campaign-set-intensify

Snaring remains a threat to wildlife

The number of endangered animals in Srepok and Phnom Prich wildlife sanctuaries in Mondulkiri province is still declining remarkably due to snares and the use of shotguns and hounds, according to Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/snaring-remains-threat-wildlife

Red muntjac population surveyed in Mondulkiri

Researchers from the Mondulkiri provincial Department of Environment have deployed motion-sensor cameras at 25 sites in Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary to monitor the number of red muntjac, amid concerns that its population may be declining due to illegal hunting and trapping. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/red-muntjac-population-surveyed-mondulkiri

Earth Hour an ‘awareness-raising opportunity’

Earth Hour is an opportunity for people to show they care for nature and the environment, as well as a chance to share the importance of conserving natural resources for life on the planet with others. It is also an ideal day to consider solutions ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/earth-hour-awareness-raising-opportunity

Mondulkiri wild honey earns protected GI status

The protected Geographical Indication (GI) of Mondulkiri wild honey will be officially celebrated on March 27 at the Sen Monorom Park in Moldulkiri province’s Sen Monorom town, according to the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mondulkiri-wild-honey-earns-protected-gi-status

Elephant herd with babies found in M’kiri sanctuary

The Ministry of Environment expects the number of Asian elephants in Cambodia to increase after park rangers in Mondulkiri province and researchers from World Wildlife Fund for Nature Cambodia (WWF Cambodia) spotted a herd of the animals in Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary on March 16. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/elephant-herd-babies-found-mkiri-sanctuary

WWF Cambodia, ministry set to celebrate Earth Hour on Mar 27

The Ministry of Environment and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia) will this year take to social media to celebrate Earth Hour under the theme “Love Nature”.  Environment ministry spokesperson Neth Pheaktra said the ministry would not hold a public gathering to celebrate the event ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wwf-cambodia-ministry-set-celebrate-earth-hour-mar-27

Rangers’ achievements honoured

The Ministry of Environment and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia) have provided certificates of excellence to six out of 100 rangers in Mondulkiri province as recognition for their outstanding efforts. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rangers-achievements-honoured

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