Currently, the government has undertaken a review of its land concession policy, reducing the lease period from 99 year to 50 years for some projects.
Officials in Kampot province are working to quell rumors that flooding there was intentionally caused by the opening of a hydropower dam upstream.
The first video featured is of a special ceremony in Areng Valley, an area in Southwest Cambodia considered one of the most rich and bio-diverse in the country.
The first video of “Cambodia UPROOTED” six video series by Kalyanee Mam featured is of a special ceremony in Areng Valley, an area in Southwest Cambodia considered one of the most rich and bio-diverse in the country.
Thirty-four more loggers remain in jail, with the Cambodian ministry continuing to work on their release.
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.