Tag Archive: Environment

Climate change reconsidered.

The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change, or NIPCC is an international panel of scientists and scholars who came together to understand the causes and consequences of climate change. NIPCC has no formal attachment… Continue reading

Space Image Of Paluweh Volcano Spewing Ash.

An ash plume drifts from Paluweh volcano in Indonesia in this image, taken April 29, 2013 from the Landsat Data Continuity Mission’s Operational Land Imager instrument. Read more:  http://www.businessinsider.com/space-photo-indonesias-paluweh-volcano-2013-5#ixzz2SqYDG2XM Related articles: Volcanic Lava… Continue reading

Peaceful Elephants in Cambodia.

The Wildlife Conservation Society presents camera trap footage revealing an intimate glimpse of Asian elephants in Seima Protection Forest, Cambodia. The stunning images were collected during biodiversity monitoring work by WCS and the… Continue reading

Cambodia: Illegal Timber Trade – Kratie cut to shreds.

From the sky, it is clear that the multi-million dollar timber trade has already decimated Kratie’s 75,089 hectare Snuol Wildlife Sanctuary. Imagery from two of NASA’s Landsat satellites compiled by the Post from… Continue reading

World Water Day 2013 – High child malnutrition in Cambodia.

Poor water and sanitation contribute to high child malnutrition rates in Cambodia. This World Water Day, UNICEF in Cambodia emphasizes the link between poor drinking water quality, open defecation in rural areas and malnutrition and calls for… Continue reading

Catastrophic loss of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands.

Tonle Sap – New study reveals catastrophic loss of Cambodia‘s tropical flooded grasslands. Around half of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands have been lost in just 10 years according to new research from the… Continue reading

Third China-invested Dam inaugurated.

The Kirirom III hydropower dam begins operation in Southwestern Cambodia. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen inaugurated a hydroelectric plant with a capacity of 18 megawatts. The plant will help reduce power shortage and… Continue reading

Cambodge – Une nouvelle initiative environnementale.

Le ministère du Tourisme présente le projet “Eco-Club” Le ministère du Tourisme a annoncé cette semaine la création d’une nouvelle initiative environnementale. Intitulée “Eco-Club”, celle-ci vise à sensibiliser sur les questions de l’environnement,… Continue reading

Lower Sesan 2 Dam Decision Questioned.

When the neighbor Laos can build the Xayaburi Dam, why should Cambodia wait and see? Cambodian Lawmakers approved the $780 million hydropower dams on the Se San River. And the destruction of old… Continue reading

Fires in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

NASA’s Aqua satellite detected dozens of fires burning in northern Cambodia on February 11, 2013. The fires are outlined in red. Grass or cropland is tan in color and thick forests are a… Continue reading