The Bunong ethnic community in Mondulkiri province’s Me Pai village, Pou Chrei commune, in Pech Chreada district alleged that an estimated 100ha of protected forest at the foot of the Phnom Preah mountain had been illegally logged with help from local authorities.
Southeast Asia is particularly vulnerable, with parts of Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok to slip underwater by 2050. Meanwhile, millions of people in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta could be forced to flee
In Cambodia today, with extreme weather a yearly reality and the environmental tipping point drawing ever closer, the situation is showing few signs of improvement
Locals protest for closure of Ayutthaya smelting plant
“Drought has come earlier this year,” said Surapong Sarapa, a forecasting official. This “is affecting both water for agriculture as well as for drinking. More parts of the country than in the past could be impacted.”