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Jail time for governor if summons ignored

By Khouth Sophak Chakrya, The Pnhom PEnh Post, 10 April 2014

The governor of Ratanakkiri province’s Lumphat district will face arrest if he fails to appear for a second summons to Ratanakkiri Provincial Court to answer questions about his alleged involvement in the illegal logging of protected land around the Ou’Sinlair waterfall, the court said yesterday. 303 more words

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A logging free-for-all

By May Titthara, The Pnhom Penh Post, 10 April 2014

The scale of mass logging in once-dense woodlands in Cambodia’s north now more closely resembles the free-for-all of a gold rush than the sustainable forestry more often associated with these communities. 1,150 more words

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Villagers make plea over crocs

By Phak Seangly and Amelia Woodside, The Pnhom Penh Post, 08 April 2014

A group of villagers from Koh Kong’s Areng Valley gathered outside the offices of Flora & Fauna International (FFI) in Phnom Penh yesterday, demanding a say in a project designed to relocate endangered Siamese crocodiles from the site of the planned Stung Cheay Areng dam. 211 more words

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Crane makes itself at home

By Amelia Woodside, The Pnhom Penh Post, 01 April 2014

A growing number of red-headed Sarus cranes are reportedly flocking west from Vietnam to a protected sanctuary in Kampot province’s Kampong Trach district, and conservationists observing the trend aren’t sure why. 299 more words

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