The trio now faces an additional sentence of at least 10 years each if convicted on the conspiracy charge.
The decline is attributed to human activity and the loss of wetland areas which disrupts feeding and breeding activities, low mating rates, agricultural pollution and a decrease in available food.
A six-year, pioneering regional technical assistance initiative has boosted the capacity of health systems in Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), and Viet Nam to respond to climate-induced health threats amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
A rare Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin was found dead on Monday along the shores of the Poy Chumteav Mao area in Preah Sihanouk.
Ministry spokesman Neth Pheaktra told Khmer Times that the report needs no response because it was a legitimate report that some civil society organisations had stolen to feed the conflict, serve the political agenda and their donors only.
The Boeung Prek Lapouv Protected Landscape Area in Takeo province – renowned as a habitat for many species of rare water and migratory birds – is set to be designated a Ramsar site, or a wetland of international importance.
“Cambodia can expect to graduate from Least Developed Country status towards the end of the 2020s. The time to prepare new sources of financing is now as this report makes clear.”
Birdlife collaborated with the Ministry of Environment to rehabilitate the flooded forests in the Prek Lpou Lake area in Koh Andet district, Takeo province. They plan to restore the flooded forest habitat for fish and the birds in the area.
Most of the cases involved encroachment on state’s forest land in protected areas, illegal logging and poaching, among other crimes.
Seventy-one percent of the record seizure of 169 tonnes of methamphetamine in East and Southeast Asia in 2020 were in these five Mekong countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam,