The Ministry of Environment has clarified that the five activists who were arrested by environmental officials in Kratie province on February 5 had illegally entered the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary located there.
“Wildlife need a quiet habitat free of snares, guns, chainsaws and other types of intrusion. They need a safe haven so that they can reproduce fast.”
In 2016 Ouch was chosen as a recipient of the coveted Goldman Environmental Prize for his work exposing corruption-enabled illegal logging in Cambodia’s forests.
WWF says the station be staffed around the clock, and guards will patrol a 25km area of the river to protect dolphins from fishing nets, shock devices and other threats.
It has been recorded that the Tonle Sap is facing an increasing risk of environmental degradation, loss of habitat and unsustainable use of natural resources in recent times.
They say the environmental watchdog should be allowed to conduct its work without the threat of prison.
Both sides expressed a common desire to strengthen cooperation and render mutual support in regional and international frameworks, including ASEAN, the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), the UN and Mekong sub-regional cooperation, in order to contribute to the maintenance of peace, security and sustainable development.
We need to further promote “economisation of political discourse” so that we can collect and identify common desires among all stakeholders in our effort to further visualising and consolidating “Cambodian Economic Dreams” that are shared by the people and leaving no one behind.
“So, using modern technology like the PMAP platform that can record all the data would make it more convenient [for rangers] to control the general situation and take immediate measures to tackle crimes.
Funded by China Foundation for Peace and Development (CFPD) and implemented by Cambodia’s Civil Society Alliance Forum (CSAF), the three-year project is aimed at transforming this poor village into a model village for poverty alleviation in the Southeast Asian country.