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Sustainable Rice Platform Kompong Thom Trial Begins Second Year

Sustainable Rice Platform Kompong Thom Trial Begins Second Year
(April 27, 2017)   -   Following promising results in the first year, WCS and SMP’s Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) field trial, with funding from Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), is beginning its activities for the second year, allowing local farmers to register to be member of SRP to increase their rice yields and get involved in environmental protection and wildlife conservation.

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Gibbon Habituation at Jahoo Gibbon Camp, Andoung Kralong Shows Positive Results

Gibbon Habituation at Jahoo Gibbon Camp, Andoung Kralong Shows Positive Results
(April 26, 2017)   -   Habituation of Yellow-cheeked Crested Gibbon (Nomascus gabriellae) in the forest surrounding Jahoo Gibbon Camp—Andoung Kralong’s community-based ecotourism project inside Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary—is allowing tourists visiting the area a unique insight into the life of these primates.

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Posted in: Seima Forest


Yin Ry has spent more than 15 years to protect forests and wildlife in Tmatbouy ecotourism

Yin Ry has spent more than 15 years to protect forests and wildlife in Tmatbouy ecotourism
(April 18, 2017)   -   “During the research, first I laughed at WCS’s Research team when I saw they were so happy when they saw Giant ibis because I thought it was normal and nothing surprised as I saw those giant ibis birds almost every day. But, they told me that those giant ibises are globally rare and Critically Endangered. It is great that they are living in Tmatbouy. I was so surprised to hear that information, and started thinking how to protect them from extinction,” he added.

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Posted in: Northern Plains


Group of Journalists Explore the Northern Plains of Cambodia

Group of Journalists Explore the Northern Plains of Cambodia
(April 05, 2017)   -   Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment (MoE) was delighted to arrange a field trip for a group of 12 national journalists from six well-known media outlets to Kulen Promtep and Chhep Wildlife Sanctuaries within the Northern Plains Landscape, Preah Vihear province.

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Posted in: Northern Plains