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Cambodian Fishermen Pull Endangered Giant Stingray From Mekong River
May 12, 2022

Cambodian Fishermen Pull Endangered Giant Stingray From Mekong River

By Sebastian Strangio
The discovery is a reminder of the rich aquatic ecology that is at risk from unbounded hydropower developments.

Abby Seiff on the Slow Death of Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake
March 01, 2022

Abby Seiff on the Slow Death of Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake

By Sebastian Strangio
For centuries, the Great Lake has nourished Cambodians and captivated foreign observers – but its days may be numbered.
Cambodia Needs to Increase the Transparency of Key Infrastructure Projects
February 02, 2022

Cambodia Needs to Increase the Transparency of Key Infrastructure Projects

By Chen Heang
The Tatay River Hydropower Dam in southwestern Cambodia has become a case study in how not to do things.

Cambodian Environmental Group Suspends Operations Amid Court Cases
December 30, 2021

Cambodian Environmental Group Suspends Operations Amid Court Cases

By Luke Hunt
Prime Minister Hun Sen again orders the military to act against "color revolutions."

Will Cambodia Commit to Protecting Its Forests?
November 13, 2021

Will Cambodia Commit to Protecting Its Forests?

By Nith Kosal
Over the past two decades, Cambodia has lost 28 percent of its tree cover. Inaction will mean further losses. 

Cambodia Charges Eco-Activists With Conspiracy, Royal Defamation
June 23, 2021

Cambodia Charges Eco-Activists With Conspiracy, Royal Defamation

By Sebastian Strangio
The three activists are the latest victims of the government's war against the advocacy group Mother Nature Cambodia.

Trio of Cambodian Youth Imprisoned for Environmental Activism
May 06, 2021

Trio of Cambodian Youth Imprisoned for Environmental Activism

By Sebastian Strangio
In recent years, the environmental group Mother Nature has become a major irritant for Prime Minister Hun Sen's government.
Who Cares About Kaavan?
December 04, 2020

Who Cares About Kaavan?

By David Hutt
A feel-good story about an elephant has distracted attention from the dire state of the environment in Cambodia.

Why Is Cambodia’s Illegal Logging Problem Still Rolling On?
May 10, 2017

Why Is Cambodia’s Illegal Logging Problem Still Rolling On?

By Luke Hunt
Report contradicts the official position that industrial-scale illegal logging is finished.

Hope and Horror in Cambodia’s Virachey National Park
May 13, 2016

Hope and Horror in Cambodia’s Virachey National Park

By Greg McCann
Rare wildlife -- and the poachers who target it -- caught on camera.

Cambodia’s Environment: Good News in Areng Valley?
November 03, 2014

Cambodia’s Environment: Good News in Areng Valley?

By Pichamon Yeophantong
Can Cambodia’s nascent environmental movement save the pristine Areng Valley from a Chinese dam?
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