In 2000, Suy Senglim met a French journalist who inspired in him a passion for photography. To put this new-found passion to good use, since 2012 he began to capture images of Cambodia’s vast variety of birdlife.
Suy Senglim is preparing to compile a book on 100 significant bird species from the some 400 species he has so far photographed, which he hopes will be published in early 2018.
Kha Sros of the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) said that while illegal logging had decreased, forest patrols had only managed to stem logging during the daytime.
Palm oil's rapid growth has spawned huge plantations, especially in Southeast Asia. Amnesty International's Meghna Abraham says the burgeoning demand also is driving widespread labor abuses.
Controversies surrounding two of the mega dams, the Xayaburi and Don Sahong, have not been resolved, yet Laos is preparing to launch its next big dam, the Pak Beng on the Mekong.
Research scientist John Ward talks to VOA Khmer about the future of the Mekong, the effects of climate change, hydropower development and impact on people and environment.
More than 120 ocean conservation projects, including nearly $2 billion in global pledges and commitments, were announced at a major maritime conference in Washington in September. VOA Khmer's Soeurn Vathana narrates.