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Kingdom to import and release six tigers

Six tigers will be brought into Cambodia from India and released into the Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary in Mondulkiri province in 2022, while wildlife protection organisations have urged all stakeholders to raise awareness of the importance of tiger conservation. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-import-and-release-six-tigers

Fifth Irrawaddy dolphin found dead within a year

A Mekong River conservation area head ranger told The Post on Tuesday that a fifth Irrawaddy dolphin has been found dead due to illegal fishing. The adult male, weighing some 104kg and 1.98m long, was discovered floating on its back by river wardens on Sunday ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fifth-irrawaddy-dolphin-found-dead-within-year

IPCC workshop warns about worst climate change effects

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that the world will face more serious effects of climate change if there is no measure to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere which leads to increased global warming. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ipcc-workshop-warns-about-worst-climate-change-effects

WWF, Mondulkiri collaborate on hydro-panel water collection

WWF-Cambodia is collaborating with the Mondulkiri provincial Department of Environment to install “Source” hydro-panels to collect water from the air for use, the director of the Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary said on Monday. The technological breakthrough from the Arizona-based Zero Mass Water company aims to produce ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wwf-mondulkiri-collaborate-hydro-panel-water-collection

Baby dolphin found in Kratie

The newborn Irrawaddy dolphin which was discovered earlier this week in Kratie province is the first one recorded this year, a World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)-Cambodia report said. According to the report, a group of dolphin-watching tourist-boat operators on Monday spotted a dolphin calf, ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/baby-dolphin-found-kratie

Endangered gaur gives birth

The Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre has announced the arrival on Monday of a male gaur calf to a female that was brought from the Kingdom’s northeastern region seven years ago as part of a pioneering breeding programme. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/endangered-gaur-gives-birth

Irrawaddy dolphin found dead

A critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphin was found dead, floating along a stretch of the Mekong River in Kratie’s Chet Boreid district on Wednesday. The cause of the mammal’s death was determined as bruising to its gills caused by an illegal fishing net. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/irrawaddy-dolphin-found-dead-0

Rare deer caught on film for first time in a decade

Four endangered hog deer have been recorded using camera traps for the first time in a decade in Kratie province, offering hope that the population of the species may be on the rise. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5082524/rare-deer-caught-film-first-time-decade/

Cambodia rangers get S. African help

Sixty Cambodian wildlife park rangers will be trained by South African experts next year, funded by video streaming content revenue generated by a partnership between  the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) International  and the Canadian-based  international English-language TV channel, Love Nature. WWF International will leverage scenes from ...

Peter Olszewski
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29629/cambodia-rangers-get--s--african-help/

Wildlife Alliance celebrates zero poaching

To celebrate World Elephant Day today, the conservation group Wildlife Alliance (WA) celebrated its achievement of zero poaching of the Cardamom Rainforest’s Asian elephant population in the last decade, according to a press release on Wednesday. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28419/wildlife-alliance-celebrates-zero-poaching/

Tigers to be reintroduced to Cambodia in 2019

Eight tigers will be released into the Cambodian wild in an unprecedented plan projected to cost between $20 and $50 million, the Ministry of Agriculture and WWF-Cambodia announced at an event in Phnom Penh on Wednesday.   ...

Kang Sothear and Peter Ford
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/tigers-to-be-reintroduced-to-cambodia-in-2019-110954/

NGOs, military police join forces in logging crackdown

Six prominent conservation groups yesterday vowed to help a military police task force fight illegal logging near the eastern border yesterday. However, scepticism persists that the highly publicised operation, which has resulted in few arrests, is merely for show. ...

Mech Dara and Charles Rollet
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngos-military-police-join-forces-logging-crackdown

Plan to reintroduce tigers moves forward

The return of tigers to the Cambodian wild edged a little closer this week, as the wildlife charity spearheading the project sent a representative to India to see how numbers were boosted there and to discuss bringing big cats from the subcontinent to the Kingdom. ...

Jamie Elliott
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/plan-reintroduce-tigers-moves-forward

Two-month haul shows uptick in illegal fishing

Cambodia’s river guards have reported confiscating more than 35,000 metres of gill nets, 21 boats and an assortment of homemade grenades during patrols in Mekong Irrawaddy Dolphin Sanctuary in Kratie and Stung Treng provinces between May and July. ...

Phak Seangly and Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-month-haul-shows-uptick-illegal-fishing

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