Environmental Groups Call for Intervention in Prey Lang

Groups of forest activists called on the government to order the closure of Think Biotech and Angkor Plywood at Prey Lang, as they reported that these two companies are engaged in illegal logging activities in protected areas.

In a joint statement issued on July 21, more than 60 groups of monks, activists, community associations, and civil society organizations claimed that the two companies were still operating their timber operations, even though both companies announced earlier this year that they would be dismantling their sawmill as part of a discontinuation of board production

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