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  • More Than 200 of Cambodia’s Royal Turtles Headed to New Center in Koh KongMore Than 200 of Cambodia’s Royal Turtles Headed to New Center in Koh Kong

    WCS in partnership with the Fisheries Administration (FiA) announced today that it is transferring 206 of Cambodia’s national reptiles—known as  Royal Turtles—to a new purpose-built breeding and conservation center in Mondol Seima district of Koh Kong province. The new facility will be named the Koh Kong Reptile Conservation Centre.

  • WCS’s Ecotourism Partner Named Finalist for 2016 World Responsible Tourism AwardsWCS’s Ecotourism Partner Named Finalist for 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards

    Cambodia’s Sam Veasna Center (SVC) has been named one of just 13 finalists in the 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards at the World Travel Market in London. SVC manages wildlife viewing trips with exclusive access to Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) sites across Cambodia.

  • Signing Ceremony of Keo Seima’s REDD+ Carbon Project AgreementSigning Ceremony of Keo Seima’s REDD+ Carbon Project Agreement

    The Royal Government of Cambodia and the Wildlife Conservation Society signed an official Project Agreement for the Keo Seima REDD+ Project (Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) today witnessed by H.E. Say Samal, Minister of Environment and U.S. Ambassador William A. Heidt, at the offices of the Ministry of Environment.

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PUBLICATIONS

Keo Seima Community Impact Monitoring Plan_KH
Keo Seima Biodiversity Monitoring Plan_KH
Carbofuran poisoning at the interface between wildlife, livestock and humans, June 2016
Seima REDD Newsletter_ Vol 03_April-June 2016
Sustainable finance mechanisms for conservation of forests and protected areas in Cambodia
This report includes a concise description of the theory and intent of various financial mechanisms and an overview of how they are typically applied in practice in a country of similar social and environmental conditions to Cambodia. It also provides an overview of legal and policy considerations that may affect the adoption of the financial mechanism in Cambodia, and a description of any prior experience with the financial mechanism in Cambodia.
Forest Finance Options Assessment Report_Final
This report includes a concise description of the theory and intent of various financial mechanisms and an overview of how they are typically applied in practice in a country of similar social and environmental conditions to Cambodia. It also provides an overview of legal and policy considerations that may affect the adoption of the financial mechanism in Cambodia, and a description of any prior experience with the financial mechanism in Cambodia.
A review of the status and distribution of large waterbirds in the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve
This report reviews the seasonal status and distribution of large waterbirds in and around the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve (TSBR). It examines records from past ornithological surveys, as well as patrols, monitoring activities and other field trips by conservation staff. The species reviewed are: Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus, Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius, Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala, Milky Stork Mycteria cinerea, Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans, Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus, Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis, Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster, Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus, Woollynecked Stork Ciconia episcopus, White-shouldered Ibis Pseudibis davisoni and Sarus Crane Grus antigone.

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