Illegal Logging

NGOs Raise Concerns Over Illegal Logging

Illegal logging and timber trafficking are continuing with impunity as local administrators and government officials become complacent under the country’s single-party rule, two NGO officers said.

Kompong Thom Court Official Suspended for Forest Crimes

A Kompong Thom Provincial Court deputy prosecutor has been “temporarily suspended” from his job after being accused of illegally clearing of protected mangroves and flooded forest and in the province’s Kompong Svay district.

Aerial view of Cambodia's Prey Lang forest (Winrock International)

$21 Million Project for Prey Lang Draws Skepticism

Environmentalists protecting the Prey Lang forest expressed skepticism as the Environment Ministry pledged renewed commitments to conservation at the launch of a $21-million U.S.-funded consulting project for the sanctuary.