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Success of Local Nest Protection Gives Hope of Worldwide Conservation of Globally Endangered Greater Adjutant

Success of Local Nest Protection Gives Hope of Worldwide Conservation of Globally Endangered Greater Adjutant
(July 27, 2017)   -   Endangered Greater Adjutant chicks have successfully fledged from 175 nests in the Prek Toal Ramsar Site in Cambodia and disbursed across the cou.....

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Globally Endangered Masked Finfoot Nest recorded in Cambodia

Globally Endangered Masked Finfoot Nest recorded in Cambodia
(July 20, 2017)   -   First Globally Endangered Masked Finfoot nest for four years on the Memay River in the Kulen Promtep Wildlife San....

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Posted in: Northern Plains


WCS Supports Decision by Ministry of Mines and Energy to Stop Sand Dredging in Sre Ambel River System

WCS Supports Decision by Ministry of Mines and Energy to Stop Sand Dredging in Sre Ambel River System
(July 18, 2017)   -   WCS supports the Ministry of Mines and Energy’s (MME) decision to stop all types of sand dredging activities in Sre Amble River system in....

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Posted in: Mangrove Terrapin


First Nest of Globally Endangered White-winged Duck Recorded in Northern Plains of Cambodia

First Nest of Globally Endangered White-winged Duck Recorded in Northern Plains of Cambodia
(July 03, 2017)   -   A nest with seven eggs of the Globally Endangered White-winged Duck was recorded in Northern Plains of Cambodia for the first time in five years after three local men informed to conservationists of Ministry of Environment (MoE), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). The nest was located inside a Koki tree hollow about 12 meters from the ground in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary (KPWS) near Sambo Village, Sr-yorng Commune, Kulen District, and Preah Vihear Province.White-winged Duck (Asarcornis s...

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Posted in: Northern Plains


Globally Threatened Lesser Adjutant Returned to the Wild

Globally Threatened Lesser Adjutant Returned to the Wild
(July 03, 2017)   -   Today the Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment (MoE) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released a threatened Lesser Adjutant back to the wild in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary, Preah Vihear Province after this Adjutant had been rehabilitated at ACCB for more than a year.The Lesser Adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus) is a large stork reaching 130cm in height with a wingspan exceeding two meters. Despite a global upper pop...

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Posted in: Northern Plains