The Cambodian government last week announced an 80-megawatt hydropower dam on the Anlong Krouch river, which flows to the town of Pursat.
As climate change heats up, we can expect more extreme weather events, more hurricanes, and droughts over time. VOA Khmer's Seourn Vathana narrates.
The activists and communities in Prey Lang rely on the forest to support their livelihoods and fear that continued encroachment on the woodland will further deplete their income.
Environmental groups are celebrating efforts to ban what they say is an avalanche of plastic straws polluting the worlds oceans. VOA Khmer's Seourn Vathana narrates.
The Mekong River is home to more than 70 million people.
Starting last month, Chinese fishing vessels are allowed to exploit the open waters off the Somalia coast, following the granting of licenses by Somalia's government in January. VOA Khmer's Seourn Vathana narrates.
Cambodian farmers harvest rice in two seasons: the rainy and dry seasons.
For 30 years the Ocean Conservancy has conducted an ocean clean-up campaign on the world's beaches. They've collected 300 million pounds of garbage, a lot of it plastic. VOA Khmer's Chap Chetra narrates.
The problem with plastics is a well-known refrain by now: it never goes away and far too little of it is being recycled. VOA Khmer's Hong Chenda narrates.
A bridge over a busy interstate highway -- not for cars or pedestrians, but for wildlife -- is under construction in Washington State. VOA Khmer's Hong Chenda narrates.
Aquaculture is the world's fastest growing food industry, and now accounts for over 50 percent of the total global seafood supply, according to the World Economic Forum. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
Some 860 families from various indigenous minorities lived for generations near the rivers in northeast Cambodia until a Chinese-backed dam flooded the area.