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Danish App helps fight illegal logging in Cambodia

Cambodia has seen a 23 percent decrease in tree cover since 2000 according to Global Forest Watch. As part of this, the country lost almost half of its dense old-growth forests: 3 million hectares, an area the size of Denmark. More than half of Cambodia is now non-forested. Against this backdrop, two NGOs, a Danish … Read More

Tackling logging in Cambodia? There’s an app for that

In Cambodia’s Central and Northern Plains, an area known as the ‘Serengeti of Southeast Asia,’ motorbiking rangers are trying to stop illegal logging. Their weapon against the chainsaws? A smartphone app. Cambodia has one of the world’s fastest rates of tree loss, and activities in this area are a significant contributor. Some 250,000 Kuy people … Read More