It is commonly found in the Mekong basin in southern Cambodia and Vietnam as well as in Western Indo Pacific, he added.
We have huge worries about the destruction of the environment and such valuable biodiversity in such a beautiful part of the country. This is the privatisation and sale of state assets, and is extremely concerning Alex Gonzalez-Davidson, co-founder of environmental NGO Mother Nature Cambodia
The Kingdom’s 158-page NDC was submitted before the deadline of December 31. It covers many aspects such as climate change impact and the country’s adaptation and mitigation efforts, among others.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy has called for bids for sand mining licences across 2,000 hectares in Koh Kong and Preah Sihanouk provinces.
For a suspenseful three years, Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary seemed doomed. But now, changed policies, changed hearts and a new organic rice scheme promises hope for the forest landscape’s villagers, businesses and giant birds.
A proposal that will lead to substantial changes to the existing law governing land management and urban planning in Cambodia is moving forward.
Countries such as Vietnam and Indonesia are still pursuing the construction of significant quantities of coal power, while Cambodia has announced new coal power projects, backed by Chinese finance and construction.
called on the government to release detailed information about revenue it is earning from the petroleum industry, days after the country struck oil following a decades-long quest.
Sok Piseth’s family has lived off the fish in Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake for generations. During the rainy season, the lake expands up to five times in size, creating a unique ecosystem that regularly brings new life to the lake and its surrounding wetlands.