WCS Cambodia

Communities & Livelihoods

Sarus Cranes return to the Northern Tonle Sap Protected Landscape

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.

White-shouldered Ibis Nests Located in the Northern Plains

So far this year, three nests of the Critically Endangered White-shouldered Ibis (Pseudibis davisoni) have been located in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary, of the Northern Plains of Cambodia.

Dep Oun leads Tmatbouy to Be Community Ecotourism Protected Area model in Cambodia

Many people have heard about reputation of Tmatbouy Ecotourism Community Protected Area situated in Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary, where visitors can come to watch Critically Endangered Giant and White-shouldered Ibises. But, a few people have known that Dep Oun has spent more than 10 years leading Tmatbouy achieving remarkable results like today.

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

WCS’s Ecotourism Partner Named Finalist for 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards

Cambodia’s Sam Veasna Center (SVC) has been named one of just 13 finalists in the 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards at the World Travel Market in London. SVC manages wildlife viewing trips with exclusive access to Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) sites across Cambodia.

A Wildlife Friendly village in Kompong Thom
The Wildlife Friendly Ibis Rice program has been extended to the village of Kompong Veang, in Kompong Thom Province.
FCC Cambodia Features Ibis Rice in their May Newsletter
Ibis Rice is now being served at several choice locations in the capitol city.
Wildlife-friendly Radio
On March 22 Wildlife Friendly products were featured on a radio program.
Wildlife-friendly Rice for Sale in Grocery Stores
Wildlife-friendly Rice is available in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.
Selling Wildlife-friendly Rice
Wildlife-friendly rice is for sale in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh.