FILE - Wildlife Conservation Society Field Veterinarian Martin Gilbert from Britain holds an extremely rare Cambodian 'royal' turtle at his house in Phnom Penh on July 21,2005.
Cambodia saw a national all-time record high of 42.6°C set in Preah Vihea province on April 15.
Documentary film, I AM CHUT WUTTY, was banned from screening at Meta House Wednesday by Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts. However, the film director said her film shouldn’t be banned because it showed the good image of Cambodia and it didn’t blame anyone. The documentary was banned because it was filmed and planned to screen in the country without permission, according to spokesman for Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, Thai Norak Satya who told VOA in a phone interview.
However, in a video interview with VOA Khmer on Wednesday, Fran Lambrick, director of I AM CHUT WUTTY said the government should allow the film because it showed a Cambodian hero to fight deforestation. Vannarin Neou, Phnom Penh.
He dedicated the award to his countrymen who are fighting to preserve Cambodia’s remaining forests in the face of rampant illegal logging and damaging government policies.
One hundred years ago, some of the most beautiful and pristine landscapes in America were at risk of being destroyed by ranchers, developers and loggers. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
According to the United Nations, the global demand for water is expected to rise by 400 percent by 2050.
Up to 70 million people live a hand-to-mouth existence along the banks of the Mekong River, including many indigenous tribes.
In January and February alone, Jinghong power station in Yunnan province released 2.3 billion cubic meters of water.
Some 75 percent of Cambodia’s women are employed in agriculture, according to the World Bank.
A growing number of consumers is becoming more health conscious about eating.
Four billion people or two out of every three on the planet do not have enough water to meet their basic needs. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
Ven Vorn has been detained since October 2015, in what rights advocates say has been delayed adjudication.
Recent years have already seen hotter weather and more irregular rainfall in Cambodia, which is predicted to be badly hit when global temperatures change further.
The combs and honey are rich sources of food, and their wax is used in pagodas and places without electricity.
Number far higher than previous reports show; scarcity fueled by population growth, consumption habits and demands from agriculture
Some 6 million people could be affected by the dam, including people living not just on the Mekong, but on the Tonle Sap River, as well.
Civil society groups are calling for Laos’ Don Sahong hydropower dam project to be discussed when Southeast Asian leaders meet with U.S. President Barack Obama next week.
Intrepid Voice of America journalists braved strong winds and blowing snow to photograph the early hours of a massive storm that threatens to dump near-record amounts of snow on Washington.
Hun Sen announced the commission at the weekly meeting of the Council of Ministers Friday, where he also warned he would begin demoting officials found colluding with timber smugglers.
Cambodian farmers are increasingly growing organic rice and vegetables in some places, but there is no official certification available.
Salt farmers in Kampot and Kep provinces say that production almost doubled this year as the annual rains arrived late, causing droughts in parts of Cambodia.
According to CEDAC, about 250 farmers have begun growing organic vegetables in four provinces—Takeo, Kompong Speu, Kompong Chhnang and Siem Reap.
His remarks came during the inauguration of a dam located on the Tatay river in Koh Kong province’s Thma Baing district.
The old dump site has about 3 million tons of trash, filling 31 hectares of land. It was filled in just six years.
In the Kampong Phluk fishing village on the Tonle Sap lake, home to thousands of families in Siem Reap province, fishermen say their catch this year has been too poor to live on.
Officials say the land-locked country can serve as a model for connectivity, helping the region focus on the development gap between the rich and poor countries of Asean.
Fishermen say their catch this year has been too poor to live on.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday called on Asean member states to work together on cross-border rescues of citizens in the wake of natural or man-made disasters.
In the remote province of Ratanakiri, in northeastern Cambodia, deforestation and climate change are taking a heavy toll on communities.
Because of its geography, a low-lying coastal country at the mouth of a major river system, Bangladesh suffers disproportionately from the effects of global climate change. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
More than 80 percent of Cambodia’s population relies on agriculture, a major economic pillar of the country.
Reporters Without Border (RSF) said four of the murders took place in Cambodia, where the group alleged “disgraceful impunity” for perpetrators.
900 page paper titled 'The Third National Climate Change Assessment Report' details serious consequences global warming will have on China.
Chinese scientists say Tibetan Plateau, the 'roof of the world,' may soon lose most of its glacier and permafrost, dramatically affecting Asia's water supply.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told world leaders gathered Monday in Paris that their major climate summit 'must mark a decisive turning point' toward low emissions, climate resilient future.
Cambodia is ranked one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. Many of its people rely on agriculture, and the changes to the country’s climate, whether more droughts or more floods, makes them particularly vulnerable.
Despite the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, heads of state from nearly 80 countries are heading to the French capital (November 30) for a two-week meeting to craft a new global agreement to cut climate-changing emissions. VOA Khmer's Chhim Sumedh narrates.
Globally some seven million people a year die prematurely due to indoor and outdoor pollution with about 70 per cent of those deaths in region.
Countries in the Asia-Pacific will be particularly vulnerable to climate change, particularly extreme weather.
Officials from around the world are actively preparing for the two-week United Nations Climate Change Conference in France next month, hoping to reach a universal legally binding agreement on limiting carbon emissions, after two decades of negotiations. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.