The forest near the former airport in Koh Kong province’s Khemarak Phumin town conflagrated at around 9 pm on Friday night (Feb. 22), but police and local officials brought the blaze under control and prohibited it spreading to nearby villagers’ houses.
Strong winds are expected to fan forest fires that have been burning for a week through New Zealand’s South Island.
The government assigns designated management zones in Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary.
I recently published a story about how the dreaded “empty forest syndrome” seems to be creeping its way into Northeastern Cambodia’s Virachey National Park.
The Monarch butterflies have occupied 6.05 acres of Mexican forest.
Myanmar forest authorities have seized 63 tons of illegally harvested timbers.
An anti-tank landmine exploded on Friday (Jan. 26) in Banteay Meanchey province’s Malai district killing one and injuring another seriously.
A forest fire spread and destroyed more than 30 hectares of a cashew plantation.
Environment Ministry issues a forest fire alert and warns of the El Nino phenomenon.
Many reports provide clear indications that Vietnamese companies have been shelling out millions in bribes for logs cut from national parks and community areas in Cambodia.
The destruction of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest reaches its highest level in a decade.
Forest ranger Tern Soknai was killed while on duty in January and left behind a young daughter who is still recovering.
Myanmar is planning to upgrade a mountain in the area of forest reserve in Banmauk.
Koh Kong authorities educated four people over the clearing of protected forest lands.
India’s Tribal Affairs Ministry warns forest ministry of its policy would “privatize” forests.
Probably unfamiliar to many, there’s a network of non-government organisations that helps create a self-empowered generation of forest-dependent communities in the region.
More than 2,000 luxury timber saplings have been planted around the Angkor complex in Siem Reap province.
The Apsara Authority is stepping up its efforts to manage and maintain forest cover surrounding the Angkor World Heritage Site.
The Mekong River Commission and the Japan International Cooperation Agency launch a joint study on forest conservation.
United Nations urges countries hosting large numbers of refugees to plant more trees.
Military police seize a truck loaded with more than 30 cubic metres of wood while patrolling Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary.
Land management is preparing to allocate 964.64 hectares of land to villagers.
The United States will cooperate with Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment in training forest rangers. Environment Minister Say Samal and representatives of the US discussed the plan in the last days of April.
Forestry crime charges are put against the director of the Oral Wildlife Sanctuary.
EU and WWF launch a $3.4 million project to conserve natural resources in Mondulkiri.
Authorities deny accusations of hiring villagers to cut the forest on Vietnam border.
A man is injured by a wild boar while hunting with his son and dog in the forest.
Environment Ministry and Japan will sign a $600,000 agreement on forest conservation.
PM says a growing population has contributed to the loss of forest cover.
A 35-year-old hunter was charged for planting electric traps to catch wildlife, which ended up killing a man.