UN agency releases report ahead of this week's 14th World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa
In a statement Thursday, the office of the provincial government said the demonstrations were an act of “anarchy,” conducted without permission.
Police in Koh Kong province on Wednesday detained at least 17 people, who had been protesting the detention of three environmental activists.
The clash comes a day after the provincial court denied to release on bail three activists from Mother Nature Cambodia.
A Cambodian researcher says plastic bags are made up of potentially harmful chemicals, which can affect reproductive health in women, including fetal development.
Try Pheap representatives declined to comment on the report, which gives extensive descriptions of the companies operations.
The report also shows that local communities play a role, working in illegal logging due to a lack of other jobs.
Cambodia has a high degree of solar radiation, making the country a good place for the renewable energy source, a report from the Asian Development Bank says.
Koh Kong provincial police on Friday raided the headquarters of Mother Nature Cambodia, three activists of which the courts have detained for leading a campaign against sand dredging.
The Koh Kong provincial government stated that 10 youths from Mother Nature have taken part in activities to encourage people to protest against sand dredging in their communities.
The activists are being charged with acts of “intimidation” and face up to two years in prison, as well as fines.
Authorities at Angkor Wat say they will monitor the couple closely and have worked hard to ensure that no hunters will poach in the area.