According to a report by the Global Nature Fund, the Tonle Sap is considered one of world’s the most threatened rivers.
Civil society groups in Cambodia have called for an environmental impact assessment to be carried out before a highway is built leading into the at-risk Areng Valley.
ICC to start focusing on crimes linked to environmental destruction, the illegal exploitation of natural resources and unlawful dispossession of land.
While it's unusual to see farm animals in cities, it's become familiar for residents of Brooklyn, New York, to see a little herd of goats. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
Huge hydropower dams and irrigation systems to power modern farming in the Mekong region have changed humans interact with the river.
In June, President Barack Obama and his family visited some of the most beautiful national parks in the U.S. He talks about the importance of America's "national treasures" and the need to protect them. VOA Khmer's Seoung Sophat narrates.
The Irrawaddy dolphin is not just a tourist attraction for people living along Cambodia's Mekong River, it is a part of their heritage. VOA Khmer's Hong Chenda narrates.
Currently the commission has two secretariats, in Phnom Penh and the Laotian capital.
Irrevocably change is underway upriver and downriver – from China to the Mekong delta – as countries along the river’s length pursue hydroelectric dams as a path to power generation.
The National Zoo in Washington is home to about 1,800 animals, representing 300 different species. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
The Ministry of Environment said more than 10 million plastic bags are estimated to be used each day in Phnom Penh.
The judge ruled that the remainder of their sentence would be suspended, but ordered them to pay about $25,000 to the plaintiffs and fines of about $500.