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COVID-19 lockdown precipitates deforestation across Asia and South America

Cambodia Increased logging in the Prey Lang Wildlife Refuge in Cambodia has been extensively reported. There is evidence for this both from the Global Land Analysis and Discovery (GLAD) lab at the University of Maryland, which registered more than 22,000 alerts during the week of April 27, and from reports from the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN). “We … Read More

New Monitoring Report Published January 2019

Today the latest Monitoring Report from PreyLang forest was published. It covers the period from September 2017 until June 2018 and the main findings are, that there is no significant change in illegal logging activities. View the Report here

The Cambodian National Bird is Losing Habitat in Prey Lang

The continuous deforestation of the Prey Lang forest, does not only have massive effects on the people living in the local communities in and around the forest. Also, some of the wildlife species are endangered by the loss of dense forest area. One of the rarest birds in the world, the Giant Ibis, the national … Read More

Indigenous Groups to Play Leadership Role in Forest Protection

The 17th of November 2017, both marked the ending of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP23, as well as a fresh start for the indigenous groups worldwide. For the first time ever, COP23 talks led to an official acknowledgement of indigenous groups, for their important role in protecting forests and fighting climate change. This … Read More

Climate Changes in Kampong Thom Province

The following interview with Mr. Minh Ny concerns the local effects of climate change in his community in Sandan district, Kampong Thom Province. Where do you see climate changes in your local community? I see climate changes in the whole area. Especially the district of Sandan suffers greatly from these changes, now more than ever … Read More

COP23: A Voice From Cambodia

Cambodia hopes for higher ambitions from developed countries, and pledges for more cooperation between developed and developing countries during the climate summit COP23 this week. Representatives from The NGO Forum on Cambodia have travelled to Bonn, Germany to attend the annual meeting which is held from 6 to 17 November under the Presidency of Fiji. … Read More

Global Lack of Protein Could Kill 150 Million by 2050

New research shows that the rise of CO2 in the atmosphere causes a rise of sugar levels in our foods – this makes other nutrients such as minerals, vitamins and protein drop. The research measured nutrients in fruits and vegetables over the past 70 years, and found a significant decline of minerals, vitamins and proteins … Read More

Phorn Sopheak on Local Climate Changes

In this video PLCN member Phorn Sopheak and her husband talk about how climate change affects their village A Chen in Kratie, close to Prey Lang. Sopheak and her husband work in the ricefields everyday, but climate change is causing long periods of drought which makes it hard to grow rice. Sopheak states how cutting … Read More

Local Climate Changes: Kratie Province

In the coming month we will focus on how people in the communities in and around Prey Lang are affected by climate change. We do this, as we are approaching the climate summit COP23 in Bonn, Germany, taking place in November 2017. The following interview with Mr. Song Svay concerns the local effects of climate … Read More

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