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Researchers celebrate sighting of vultures at Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary

Researchers conducting studies of the wildlife in Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary, were excited to report the sighting of nine vultures in the sanctuary. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501093205/researchers-celebrate-sighting-of-vultures-at-sre-pok-wildlife-sanctuary/

FiA, WWF to step up patrolling after third dolphin found dead

The Fisheries Administration (FiA) and World Wide Fund for Nature Cambodia (WWF-Cambodia) are beefing up their efforts to protect the remaining Irrawaddy dolphins in Kratie province following the death of another dolphin last week. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fia-wwf-step-patrolling-after-third-dolphin-found-dead

Fisherman accidentally hooks giant freshwater ray in Mekong

A 180kg female giant freshwater stingray was accidentally caught by Mekong River fishermen in Koh Preah community in Koh Preah village and commune of Stung Treng province’s Siem Bok district. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fisherman-accidentally-hooks-giant-freshwater-ray-mekong

Female Indochinese leopard detected in Mondulkiri

The wildlife research team of the Mondulkiri Provincial Department of Environment, Ministry of Environment, and WWF this week revealed a rare photograph of a female Indochinese leopard from their camera trap surveys, conducted in the forest of Cambodia’s eastern plains. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501066013/female-indochinese-leopard-detected-in-mondulkiri/

Ministry, partners complete M’Kiri forest project

Over 16,000 community members living in the natural protected areas of Mondulkiri province have completely shifted away from logging trees in the forests or hunting wildlife to growing crops and raising domesticated animals through the Poverty Alleviation Project set up by state institutions and other ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-partners-complete-mkiri-forest-project

Baby Irrawaddy dolphin found dead in Anlong Kampi conservation area

A female Irrawaddy baby dolphin was found dead by the river guards of the Anlong Kampi Irrawaddy dolphin conservation area on April 24 in Sambok commune of Kratie province’s Chitr Borei district. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/baby-irrawaddy-dolphin-found-dead-anlong-kampi-conservation-area

Herd of eight elephants spotted in Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary

A herd of eight elephants were spotted by conservationists from the Mondulkiri Provincial Department of Environment and WWF researchers yesterday in Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501043345/herd-of-eight-elephants-spotted-in-sre-pok-wildlife-sanctuary/

WWF ‘saddened’ by death of last dolphin in pool near Cambodia

The WWF has expressed regret over the death of the last known river dolphin in the transboundary pool in the Mekong between Laos and Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501028680/wwf-saddened-by-death-of-last-dolphin-in-pool-near-cambodia/

Stung Treng Fisheries head calls for dolphin revival plan

Stung Treng provincial Fisheries Administration officials warn that the Irrawady dolphins in the Ochheuteal dolphin pleasance in Borei O’Svay Sen Chey district’s Preah Rumkel commune are now faced with extinction as there is only one dolphin left remaining of the pod that was living there ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stung-treng-fisheries-head-calls-dolphin-revival-plan

Siamese croc hatchlings spotted in Srepok

A wildlife research team from the Ministry of Environment and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia) confirmed that they spotted eight Siamese crocodile hatchlings (Crocodylus siamensis) on September 9 in Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary of Mondulkiri province. Siamese crocodiles are a critically endangered species. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siamese-croc-hatchlings-spotted-srepok

Mondulkiri population of Asian elephants now an estimated 300 strong

Wildlife researchers from the Mondulkiri provincial Department of Environment and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia) have recently completed collecting 85 Asian elephant dung samples for analysis to identify population size and migratory patterns. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-population-asian-elephants-now-estimated-300-strong

PaFF helps thousands in rural areas

Tens of thousands of rural Cambodians have been empowered to exercise their rights to manage, protect and benefit from local natural resources thanks to an eight-year initiative with the Partnership for Forestry and Fishery Communities in Cambodia (PaFF), according to their press release. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/paff-helps-thousands-rural-areas

Cambodia marks World Ranger Day

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia) regards the Ministry of Environment rangers as the guardians of healthy forests that help mitigate the risk of future zoonotic diseases infecting humans in the same manner that Covid-19 likely did. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-marks-world-ranger-day-0

India may send tigers to Cambodia

There will be discussions on whether some tigers can be relocated from India to Cambodia, at the third Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation. No evidence of tigers have been found in Cambodia since 2007 and the World Wide Fund for Nature recently declared tigers ...

Jayashree Nandi
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/India-may-send-tigers-to-Cambodia/articleshow/51786692.cms

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