The Pak Beng dam-site is located less than 130 kilometres from the Thai border. Dams upstream in China have already caused sudden changes in water levels and floods, which disrupt the natural cycles of the river resulting crop failure and a sharp decli…Lire la suite
Reduction in vitamins Rice supplies approximately a quarter of all global calories, and is the staple source of calories and nutrition for low- and lower-middle–income Asian countries. As of 2013, approximately 600 million individuals across Bangladesh…Lire la suite
Cambodia. The month of May marked the worldwide celebration of the « variety of life on Earth, » or what is collectively known as biodiversity. It encompasses all life forms-microorganisms, plants, animals and humans. Biodiversity is where people get the…Lire la suite
The Cambodian rosewood had stood for hundreds of years, but its value finally proved too hard to resist and the giant tree came crashing down – inside a protected forest.[…]
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Life ‘Annihilation trawling’ threatens once-bountiful marine environment DENIS D. GRAY, Contributing writer June 02, 2018 21:16 JST Paul Ferber, a Briton, has gained praise from Cambodian authorities and international conservationists for his work to …Lire la suite
Tourism Secretary of State Chea Bora urged local ecotourism organisations to join a contest to identify the best ecotourism community in an effort to promote the industry in the Kingdom.[…]
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A Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River’s biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway, according to a three-year study …Lire la suite
The population of Irrawaddy dolphins in the Mekong River has risen for the first time in years, raising hope for the critically endangered species.
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Contradicting measurements showing pollutant levels exceeding international guidelines, the Environment Ministry on Friday issued a statement claiming “there is no serious air pollution yet” in Phnom Penh.
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This was the case for ATEC, a social enterprise in Cambodia which has developed appropriate technology to address the health and environmental issues associated with cooking with wood and charcoal. ATEC produces a small-scale biodigester system for rur…Lire la suite