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White-winged duck released back to the wild in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary, Northern Plains Landscape (Preah Vihear province)

White-winged duck released back to the wild in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary, Northern Plains Landscape (Preah Vihear province)
(July 20, 2018)  Throughout their distribution white-winged duck populations have been undergoing a very rapid and continuing decline as a result of disturbance and loss of crucially important riverine habitats. Currently listed on the IUCN Red List as Globally Endangered, their small and very fragmented global population of around 1000 individuals is spread across India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia (around 100). White-winged duck rely on undisturbed riverin...

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Nest Protection Program Secures the Fledging of Nearly 7,000 Birds in the Northern Plains of Cambodia

Nest Protection Program Secures the Fledging of Nearly 7,000 Birds in the Northern Plains of Cambodia
(April 02, 2018)   -   Since 2002, WCS, Ministry of Environment (MoE) and community members have protected 3,800 nests of 11 globally threatened bird species, leading..

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Poisoning Continues to Threaten Key Wildlife Species in the Northern Plains of Cambodia

Poisoning Continues to Threaten Key Wildlife Species in the Northern Plains of Cambodia
(March 27, 2018)   -   Endangered wildlife in the Northern Plains of Cambodia are facing a continued threat from the widespread use of pesticides to poison...

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Over 600 Eggs of Asian Giant Softshell Turtle Discovered in Mekong River

Over 600 Eggs of Asian Giant Softshell Turtle Discovered in Mekong River
(March 20, 2018)   -   Conservationists from Fisheries Administration (FiA) WCS and community members have found 20 nests of Asian Giant Softshell Turtle containing 663 eggs on sand bars along the Mekong River in...

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Posted in: Mangrove Terrapin


Over 200 young students learned about Bengal Florican and its situation

Over 200 young students learned about Bengal Florican and its situation
(March 18, 2018)   -   Some 210 young students paid a visit to Northern Tonle Sap Protected Landscape (NTSPL) to see the Critically Endangered Bengal Floricans and understand about their natural habitat ...

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Twenty Villages Sign Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary’s Carbon Credit Agreement for Community Development

Twenty Villages Sign Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary’s Carbon Credit Agreement for Community Development
(March 12, 2018)   -   The Ministry of Environment (MoE), Provincial Authorities and WCS provided local communities from 20 villages with Community Development Agreements under Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary’s (KSWS) REDD+ project...

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Posted in: Seima Forest


Six Critically Endangered White-shouldered Ibis Nests Protected in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary

Six Critically Endangered White-shouldered Ibis Nests Protected in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary
(March 05, 2018)   -   Six White-shouldered Ibis (Pseudibis davisoni) nests have been found in Tmatbouy village in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary so far this year by conservationists from ...

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Stakeholders Successfully Demarcate Boundary of Phnom Tbeng Natural Heritage Park

Stakeholders Successfully Demarcate Boundary of Phnom Tbeng Natural Heritage Park
(February 21, 2018)   -   Preah Vihear Provincial authorities, Department of Environment (DoE), local communities and WCS have successfully completed the demarcation of the Phnom Tbeng Natural Heritage Park...

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A Nest of Critically Endangered Royal Turtle Found in Sre Ambel River System

A Nest of Critically Endangered Royal Turtle Found in Sre Ambel River System
(February 18, 2018)   -   A nest of the Critically Endangered Royal Turtle with 16 eggs has been discovered by conservationists from Fisheries Administration (FiA), WCS, and local communities along Sre Ambel River system...

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Posted in: Mangrove Terrapin


Wildlife Conservationists Encouraged by Cambodia’s Pursuit of Justice in Murder Case of Three Rangers and Committed to the Protection of Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife Conservationists Encouraged by Cambodia’s Pursuit of Justice in Murder Case of Three Rangers and Committed to the Protection of Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary
(February 13, 2018)   -   Wildlife Conservation Society is encouraged by the Cambodian Government’s actions pursuing justice in connection to the murder two weeks ago of...

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Posted in: Seima Forest


Statement from WCS on the Killing of Three Conservation Heroes in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

Statement from WCS on the Killing of Three Conservation Heroes in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary
(February 02, 2018)   -   The following statement was released by the Wildlife Conservation Society concerning the murder of three conservation heroes in Cambodia on 30th ...

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Posted in: Seima Forest


Three Critically Endangered Red-headed Vulture Nests Discovered in Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary

Three Critically Endangered Red-headed Vulture Nests Discovered in Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary
(January 29, 2018)   -   Three nests of the Critically Endangered Red-headed vulture were found in Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary by conservationists from...

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Posted in: Northern Plains


Community Members Confiscate over 500 Snares and 80 Chainsaws in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

Community Members Confiscate over 500 Snares and 80 Chainsaws in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary
(January 21, 2018)   -   Over 500 snares and 80 chainsaws confiscated in 2017 by community patrol teams, led by Ministry of Environment’s (MoE) officials with members from local communities, show ...

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Posted in: Seima Forest


A young Asian Elephant found dead inside Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

A young Asian Elephant found dead inside Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary
(January 08, 2018)   -   A young male wild elephant, age about one year old, was found dead trapped in a hole...

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Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary Holds Potential for Further Ecotourism Development

Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary Holds Potential for Further Ecotourism Development
(January 04, 2018)   -   A series of study have shown KSWS is potential for future ecotourism development....

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Posted in: Seima Forest


IBIS Rice Supports Conservation in Stung Treng Province

IBIS Rice Supports Conservation in Stung Treng Province
(December 26, 2017)   -   farmers in Khek Svay village in Stung Treng’s Siem Pang District will help conserve Cambodia’s national bird, the giant ibis, and its forest home ...

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Mammal Survey of Phnom Tbeng Natural Heritage Park

Mammal Survey of Phnom Tbeng Natural Heritage Park
(December 24, 2017)   -   Research teams from the Ministry of Environment, WCS and local communities have initiated a camera trapping study to ...

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Posted in: Northern Plains


First Asian Giant Softshell Turtle Nest of the Season Located in the Mekong River

First Asian Giant Softshell Turtle Nest of the Season Located in the Mekong River
(December 18, 2017)   -   A nest of the globally Endangered Asian Giant Softshell Turtle was found so far this season​ on a sandbar on the Mekong...

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Posted in: Mangrove Terrapin


Final meeting of the EU-funded LACANET project on Wildlife Health

Final meeting of the EU-funded LACANET project on Wildlife Health
(December 17, 2017)   -   The Laos Cambodia One Health Network brought together various stakeholders from government, NGOs, private sector and health experts to....

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Posted in: Wildlife Health


Three Rare Black-necked Storks Hatch in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary

Three Rare Black-necked Storks Hatch in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary
(December 07, 2017)   -   Three Black-necked stork chicks have hatched in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary (KPWS) in the Northern Plains ...

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