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Young Gibbon Rescued in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

Young Gibbon Rescued in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary
(November 29, 2017)   -   Two villagers handed the conservationists of WCS and Ministry of Environment in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary a young Yellow-cheeked Gibbon ....

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New Project Strengthens Capacity Building for Ecosystem-based Adaptation

New Project Strengthens Capacity Building for Ecosystem-based Adaptation
(November 29, 2017)   -   WCS in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment (MoE) and the Forestry Administration (FA) launched a new project ....

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Cambodia - Vietnam Joint Efforts to Combat Transborder Wildlife Trafficking

Cambodia - Vietnam Joint Efforts to Combat Transborder Wildlife Trafficking
(September 28, 2017)   -   Mondulkiri Department of Environment, in partnership with the WCS, organized a third bi-lateral meeting since 2015, between four provinces of Cambodia and Vietnam on ....

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Two Critically Endangered Giant Ibis Chicks Recorded in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

Two Critically Endangered Giant Ibis Chicks Recorded in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary
(September 25, 2017)   -   Two chicks of the Critically Endangered Giant Ibis have been found in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (KSWS) for the first time....

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Critically Endangered Giant Ibis Recorded in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

Critically Endangered Giant Ibis Recorded in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary
(August 30, 2017)   -   Two pairs of the Critically Endangered Giant Ibis have been found in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary....

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Poaching for Traditional Medicine a Threat to Colorful Primate’s Last Refuge

Poaching for Traditional Medicine a Threat to Colorful Primate’s Last Refuge
(June 12, 2017)   -   Two suspects have been sent to Mondulkiri Provincial Court after being arrested on suspicion of killing two Globally Endangered Black-shanked Douc Langur inside Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (KSWS). “Educating local communities is needed to encourage their participation in wildlife conservation. In addition, all Cambodian people can also play an important role in conserving our priceless wildlife from extinction by not purchasing or eating wild meat,” he added.

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Wildlife Photographs in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary Confirms Site’s Importance for Conservation

Wildlife Photographs in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary Confirms Site’s Importance for Conservation
(May 25, 2017)   -   Recent images from hidden cameras placed in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (KSWS), in Kratie and Mondulkiri Provinces, have confirmed the protected area's ongoing importance for many of Cambodia's most charismatic species. Wildlife recorded include Asian Elephant, Guar, Banteng, Sambar, Wild Pig, Leopard Cat, Macaque species (Pig-tailed, Long-tailed and Stump-tailed), East Asian Porcupine, Large Indian Civet, Lesser Oriental Chevrotain, Green Peafowl, Germain's Peacock Pheasant and other wild bird...

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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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Camera Trap Confirmed Birds Using Bird Feeding Stations

 Camera Trap Confirmed Birds Using Bird Feeding Stations
(March 19, 2017)   -   Pictures from camera traps have confirmed that bar-bellied pitta (Hydrornis elliottii; popular with tourists), Siamese fireback (Lophura diardi), red jungle fowl (Gallus gallus), and emerald dove (Chalcophaps indica) are using the bird feeding stations in the forest surrounding Jahoo Gibbon Camp.

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Nut Menghor Has Spent Over 10 Years Researching Wildlife in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

Nut Menghor Has Spent Over 10 Years Researching Wildlife in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary
(February 13, 2017)   -   Wildlife research and monitoring is a very difficult task and always presents challenges, but due to his commitment and dedication to conservation, Nut Menghor has spent more than 10 years researching key wildlife species in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, Mondulkiri province, providing important information to protected area managers.

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Cambodia’s Sam Veasna Center Wins World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

Cambodia’s Sam Veasna Center Wins World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016
(November 16, 2016)   -   Sam Veasna Center (SVC) has been named the Gold Winner in the ‘Best Contribution to Wildlife Conservation’ Category at the 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards.

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

Signing Ceremony of Keo Seima’s REDD+ Carbon Project Agreement
(August 12, 2016)   -   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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Cambodia’s Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary Sells First Carbon Credits

Cambodia’s Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary Sells First Carbon Credits
(July 26, 2016)   -   The Royal Government of Cambodia, through a long-running partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), has sold to Disney the first carbon credits from a climate change mitigation project in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, which encompasses a total area of 292,690 hectares.

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Community Patrol Teams in Seima forest

Community Patrol Teams in Seima forest
(May 30, 2016)   -   There are more than 150 local community members involved in community patrolling activities with support from Forestry Administration (FA) and Military Police (MP) Officials.

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2016 Wildlife Monitoring Season Started

2016 Wildlife Monitoring Season Started
(May 30, 2016)   -   The 2016 monitoring field season began in early December with the teams heading up to the northern transects.

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A helicopter flight over the Eastern Plains Landscape

A helicopter flight over the Eastern Plains Landscape
(May 30, 2016)   -   On the 12th of May WCS staff joined representatives from the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Interior, USAID, and WWF for a helicopter flight over the Eastern Plains Landscape.

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An Asiatic softshell turtle was rescued

An Asiatic softshell turtle was rescued
(May 30, 2016)   -   An Asiatic softshell turtle (Amyda cartilaginea, Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List) was confiscated by a Forestry Administration law enforcement team.

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A baby great hornbill was found and rescued

A baby great hornbill was found and rescued
(May 30, 2016)   -   A baby great hornbill was found and rescued by community law enforcement team.

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Slow loris was released back to the wild

Slow loris was released back to the wild
(May 30, 2016)   -   A slow loris was rescued by law enforcement team and now released to the wild

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A baby black-shanked douc was rescued

A baby black-shanked douc was rescued
(May 30, 2016)   -   WCS staff received a baby black-shanked douc from a local villager after he was found cowering alone at the bottom of a rubber tree in a plantation.

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