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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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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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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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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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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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Two Globally Endangered White-winged Ducks Rescued in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary

Two Globally Endangered White-winged Ducks Rescued in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary
(December 05, 2017)   -   Two White-winged Ducks were rescued from Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary (KPWS) after they were found ...

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Over 120 Nests of Globally Vulnerable Lesser Adjutant Stork Located in Northern Plains of Cambodia

Over 120 Nests of Globally Vulnerable Lesser Adjutant Stork Located in Northern Plains of Cambodia
(October 29, 2017)   -   Ministry of Environment (MoE), WCS, and local communities have discovered 121 Lesser Adjutant stork nests in Kulen Promtep and Chhep Wildlife Sanctuaries in ...

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Fifty Globally Vulnerable Sarus Crane Chicks Successfully Hatch in Northern Plains of Cambodia

Fifty Globally Vulnerable Sarus Crane Chicks Successfully Hatch in Northern Plains of Cambodia
(October 01, 2017)   -   Fifty globally Vulnerable Sarus Crane chicks hatched from 27 nests protected in the Northern Plains of Cambodia, giving hope for the conservation of the species....

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Poison Puts Cambodia’s Vultures at High Risk

Poison Puts Cambodia’s Vultures at High Risk
(September 04, 2017)   -   Cambodia’s vultures are facing a high risk of extinction and have seen a 50 percent decline in num...

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VIDEO: “One Giant Leap” for Endangered White-Winged Ducklings

VIDEO: “One Giant Leap” for Endangered White-Winged Ducklings
(August 28, 2017)   -   video of three Endangered white-winged ducklings leave the nest for the first time while their ....

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Thirty Large Mammal Species Recorded in Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary

Thirty Large Mammal Species Recorded in Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary
(August 17, 2017)   -   30 large mammal species in Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) in the Northern Plains of Cam...

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Re-discovery of Endangered White-winged Duck Proves Conservation Success in Northern Plains of Cambodia

Re-discovery of Endangered White-winged Duck Proves Conservation Success in Northern Plains of Cambodia
(August 07, 2017)   -   Conservationists finally confirmed that the belongs to a female White-winged duck,which was re-released back into.....

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Nineteen Critically Endangered Giant Ibis Nests Located in Northern Plains of Cambodia

Nineteen Critically Endangered Giant Ibis Nests Located in Northern Plains of Cambodia
(August 01, 2017)   -   19 nests of the giant ibis have been discovered during the current breeding season in the Northern Plains of Cam.....

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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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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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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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Celebrating Environment Day 2017

Celebrating Environment Day 2017
(June 16, 2017)   -   WCS joined the Ministry of Environment, non-governmental organizations and other 400 local students and community members to mark the celebration of World and National Environment Day 2017 at Kulen High School, Preah Vihear Province. With this year’s theme of “connecting people to nature”, this awareness event was organized to urge all local stakeholders to engage in forest protection and biodiversity conservation that will significantly contribute to addressing climate change issues in the coun...

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Khoeun Khea – Safeguarding Cambodia’s forest

Khoeun Khea – Safeguarding Cambodia’s forest
(June 02, 2017)   -   Khoeun Khea, 19, lives in an isolated village in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary (KPWS). In June 2016, Khoeun Khea came across a colony of 30 Lesser Adjutant nesting pairs whilst collecting resin in forest near his house. This is the second year the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has employed Khoeun Khea to protect the nests of globally threatened Lesser Adjutants in KPWS.

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