The UN Food and Agricultural Organization estimates that Cambodia lost 29 percent of its primary forest cover between 2000 and 2005.
Arrests are continuing in a sweep of border provinces where illegal logging still takes place.
The possibility of getting mineral resources during the next five years will depend entirely upon the market of those mineral resources.
A decades-long drought interspersed with intense monsoons in the 14th and 15th centuries may have contributed to the fall of the Angkor.
International mining experts have called on Cambodia to join an organization to promote transparency in the extractive industries.
Hun Sen said Tuesday Ty Sokhun had made “grave mistakes” as head of the forestry administration.
More than 20 million people living along the Mekong River are reportedly facing water shortages this dry season.
A drought across southern China and Southeast Asia has brought the Mekong River to its lowest level in 50 years.
More than 10 companies have invested in jatropha plantations.
Since 2001, nearly 1,000 hectares of mangrove have been replanted at the Koh Kong Wildlife Sanctuary.