Macaque exports from Cambodia continue as ministry officials face US charges and allegations of wildlife trafficking.
Anton L. Delgado is a multimedia journalist covering news and the environment across Cambodia and the region. Before joining Southeast Asia Globe, Delgado reported on the environment for The Arizona Republic and USA TODAY. Originally from The Philippines, Delgado spent several years studying and working in the U.S. and he has reporting experience in Brazil, Morocco and Jordan. See Delgado’s work on his portfolio and his latest stories on Twitter.
Post-pandemic wildlife trade threatens human and forest health
While hunting is a historic practice in Southeast Asia, rising commercial pressure and cheaper poaching methods are emptying forests faster than they can replenish, hurting human and forest health.
Cambodia’s snaring crisis leads to a ‘last-ditch effort’ to save wildlife
To prevent more local extinctions, an environmentally debatable trench is dug to fend off poachers and encircle wildlife.
Cambodia seeks safety net for critically endangered dolphins
Phnom Penh prepares its first submissions for UNESCO natural world heritage and global geopark status.
Backlash pushes Hun Sen to intervene with forest development
Developers clear protected Phnom Tamao Forest before reversing course after outcry prompts prime minister’s online order.
Small hydro dams generate concerns for Cambodia
Small local dams can power communities but may create environmental problems as well as kilowatts.
Developers target a ‘protected’ forest in Cambodia
Wildlife rescue center and environmentalists call for clarity over development plans for the Phnom Tamao Forest.