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Dec 16

December 16, 2016

5th Monitoring Report about Prey Lang available

The 5th Monitoring Report about Prey Lang is now published and available here on the website: English Version and Khmer Version... Read more

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Nov 22

November 22, 2016

Tree selfies in Wat Phnom

Where in Phnom is there a lot of trees and a lot of people? At Wat Phnom! Young activists from Cambodian Youth Network, went to Wat Phnom to take selfies with trees and to ask others to the same. See who they met and don’t forget to join our campaign!... Read more

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Nov 21

November 21, 2016

More videos for the Campaign

Our campaign workers have been busy producing content to promote the #Selfieforthetree campaign. They recently visited the Royal University of Phnom Penh to have a talk with the students about the campaign and the importance of protecting the forests of Cambodia. Here you can see 3 videos with young students explaining why they think protecting the forests is important.  ... Read more

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Nov 11

November 11, 2016

Article about the #Selfieforthetree campaign.

Phnom Penh Post, has posted an article about our current campaign. You can read it here: Article in Phnom Penh Post... Read more

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Nov 11

November 11, 2016

New campaign videos from the PLCN

2 new campaign videoes from PLCN members explaining about the importance of protecting the forest are here.  ... Read more

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Nov 5

November 5, 2016

Save the forest with a selfie

#selfieforthetree, #standwithourtrees, #standwithPLCN, #stopthecut, #60%forestcover Find a tree. In your street, in your village or in your forest. Take a selfie with that tree and post it on Facebook. Then ask your friends to do the same. Now you have showed your support for a future Cambodia with forests. In a way, you have saved the forest with a selfie.... Read more

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Apr 11

April 11, 2016

New Protected Forests Test Overstretched Ministry

Few weeks ago the Environment Ministry announced that the Cambodian government wants to create nearly 1 million hectares of newly protected forests by the end of the year. This will add nearly a third more land to the portfolio of an agency already struggling to manage the 3.2 million hectares it has the obligation to protect already. A number of environmental... Read more

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Apr 4

April 4, 2016

Attacked Prey Lang Activist Vows to Keep Up the Fight

Ms Sopheak from the Prey Lang Community Network was the victim of a serious attack during a forest patrol one week ago. Still in hospital, where she is recovering from her wounds she tells the media that “I won’t stop,”. I will keep going, but I will be more careful. I will now ensure I sleep in the middle of... Read more

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Apr 2

April 2, 2016

PM pledges seized timber for schools

Between 30,000 and 40,000 thousand cubic metres of illegal timber confiscated by an anti-logging taskforce in recent months will be handed over to the Education Ministry to build and repair schools, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday. Calling the decision “sensible”, Meas Ny, an independent social researcher, said he was curious to see how much of the lumber would turn... Read more

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Apr 1

April 1, 2016

Seized Timber Will Be Used For Schools

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday abolished the country’s flawed system of auctioning off seized illicit timber, saying that in the future all confiscated wood would be handed over to the Education Ministry to build schools and desks for pupils. The premier also announced that Prey Lang, Southeast Asia’s largest deciduous lowland forest, which stretches across four provinces in central... Read more

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