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Pray and Protect: Faith Saves Forests of Cambodia

The Monk’s Community Forest, established in 2002 by Bun Saluth, chief monk at Samroang pagoda, sprawls over 71 square miles in the country’s northwest, on what was once a bloody battlefield under the Khmer Rouge.

Khoeum Saray, a Buddhist monk who helps manage Monk's Community Forest, which is managed by Buddhist monks and villagers in Anlong Veng in Oddar Meanchey province in northwest Cambodia. May 29, 2019. (Thomson Reuters Foundation/Rina Chandran) Photo: Reuters

The Monk’s Community Forest, established in 2002 by Bun Saluth, chief monk at Samroang pagoda, sprawls over 71 square miles in the country’s northwest, on what was once a bloody battlefield under the Khmer Rouge.

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