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The fight against the sand mining brings hope for Royal Turtles!

The fight against the sand mining brings hope for Royal Turtles!
(November 16, 2018) Click here to download Khmer version  Sre Ambel, Koh Kong Province (November 14, 2018) - The circular and declaration issued on 10 July 2017 by the Ministry of Mines and Energy’s (MME) to stop all types of sand dredging activities in Sre Ambel River system in Koh Kong Province, have led to the renewal of the nesting beaches along the river. Thanks to heavy rain and floods, some of the beaches are coming back naturally. This is the result of the great efforts and success of Wildlife Co...

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Posted in: Mangrove Terrapin


Critically Endangered Royal Turtles on the road to recovery!

Critically Endangered Royal Turtles on the road to recovery!
(October 05, 2018) Click here to download Khmer versionSre Ambel, Koh Kong Province (October 05, 2018) - After their release in November last year in Sre Ambel River system, the WCS monitoring team and the Department of Fisheries Conservation of Fisheries Administration, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reported that recovery efforts for the only remaining wild population of the Southern River Terrapin are showing signs of success. All of turtles that were released in 2017 have been detected since. ...

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Posted in: Mangrove Terrapin


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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Posted in: Northern Plains