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Press Release: Four EU-funded projects to support fishing communities in Tonle Sap and coastal provinces launched

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Press Release: Four EU-funded projects to support fishing communities in Tonle Sap and coastal provinces launched
(October 28, 2021) Phnom Penh, 27  October 2021: Today, the EU Delegation to Cambodia and the  Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, formally launched, with WCS, Oxfam, Aide et Action, and Save the Children, four EU-funded projects to support green growth, jobs creation, social services, and better protection of natural resources for the fishing communities in 10 Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve and coastal provinces. Attending today the joint virtual launching workshop were around 320 participa...

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Over 200 young students learned about Bengal Florican and its situation

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Over 200 young students learned about Bengal Florican and its situation
(March 18, 2018)   -   Some 210 young students paid a visit to Northern Tonle Sap Protected Landscape (NTSPL) to see the Critically Endangered Bengal Floricans and understand about their natural habitat ...

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

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

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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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Can Cambodia’s Rice Farmers and Bengal Floricans Co-exist?

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Can Cambodia’s Rice Farmers and Bengal Floricans Co-exist?
(June 08, 2017)   -   Commercial dry-season rice cultivation in Cambodia’s Tonle Sap floodplain increasingly threatens the Critically Endangered Bengal Florican, a new study says. This and other threats put the species at high risk of extinction in the near future, unless it is managed appropriately.

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World Migratory Bird Day Celebration at Prek Toal

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World Migratory Bird Day Celebration at Prek Toal
(May 23, 2017)   -   More than 250 participants from Ministry of Environment (MoE), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), local authorities and communities, teachers and students marked the celebration of the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) 2017 at Prek Toal Core Area and Ramsar Site of the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve, Battambang Province. This celebration highlighted the need for conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It called for support and involvement of local communities in conserving the birds tha...

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Annual Population Survey of the Critically Endangered Bengal Florican Completed

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Annual Population Survey of the Critically Endangered Bengal Florican Completed
(May 04, 2017)   -   A research team consisting of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Ministry of Environment (MoE) has successfully completed the annual population survey of Bengal Florican at the Tonle Sap Floodplain Protected Landscape in Kampong Thom and Siem Reap Provinces.

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Sustainable Rice Platform Kompong Thom Trial Begins Second Year

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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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World Wetlands Day Celebration at Ang Trapeang Thmor Protected Landscape

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World Wetlands Day Celebration at Ang Trapeang Thmor Protected Landscape
(February 16, 2017)   -   More than 500 people from the Ministry of Environment (MoE), provincial, district and local authorities, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), monks, local community, teachers and students marked the celebration of World Wetlands Day 2017 at the Ang Trapeang Thmor Protected Landscape (ATTPL) in Banteay Meanchey Province.

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Sarus Cranes return to the Northern Tonle Sap Protected Landscape

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Sarus Cranes return to the Northern Tonle Sap Protected Landscape
(January 29, 2017)   -   These are the first of at least 50 Sarus Cranes that return to the site every year, making the NTSPL a critical habitat for Sarus Crane, as well as the most important breeding site for the Critically Endangered Bengal Florican.

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Over One Hundred Sarus Cranes Return to Ang Trapeang Thmor Protected Landscape

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Over One Hundred Sarus Cranes Return to Ang Trapeang Thmor Protected Landscape
(January 26, 2017)   -   One hundred and fifteen Sarus Cranes have returned to Ang Trapeang Thmor Protected Landscape (ATTPL) in Banteay Meanchey province for feeding after their breeding season is over.

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Endangered Turtles Were Rescued and Released Into the Wild

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Endangered Turtles Were Rescued and Released Into the Wild
(January 22, 2017)   -   Ten Vulnerable Malayan Snail-eating Turtles and an Endangered Yellow-headed Temple Turtle  were rescued in Prek Toal Core Area and Ramsar Site.

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Cambodia’s Bengal Floricans Threatened by Planned Power Line Development

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Cambodia’s Bengal Floricans Threatened by Planned Power Line Development
(December 08, 2016)   -   A proposed power transmission line at the edge of the Tonle Sap Floodplain Protected Landscape (TSFPL), which might be constructed as early as next year, would pose a new threat to the Critically Endangered Bengal Florican.

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

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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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Prek Toal Core Area Becomes A Ramsar Site

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Prek Toal Core Area Becomes A Ramsar Site
(August 08, 2016)   -   In recognition of the incredible biological, social and economic value of the site, Prek Toal Core Area was designated as a Wetland of International Importance (also known as a ‘Ramsar Site’) by the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in December 2015. This recognition means that Prek Toal becomes Cambodia’s fourth Ramsar Site.  

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Sambour Village Meeting on Ecotourism

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Sambour Village Meeting on Ecotourism
(March 09, 2010)   -   Sambour village meeting on ecotourism February 2010.

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Tonle Sap Patrol Results 2009

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Tonle Sap Patrol Results 2009
(December 31, 2009)   -   Law enforcement effort remains high in the Core Areas of the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve.

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Prek Toal MIST Training Course

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Prek Toal MIST Training Course
(December 31, 2009)   -   A MIST User Training course was conducted in August 2009 at the Prek Toal Environmental Station.

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