Cambodia News

Scientists described 380 new-to-science species from the Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia between 2021 and 2022.
Villagers protesting against a proposed steel plant in the Indian state of Odisha were attacked by thugs believed to have been hired by a steel company.
Globally, 10 people were attacked every week of 2022 for pushing back against irresponsible business practices. One third of attacks occurred in Asia Pacific. India is Asia's riskiest nation, but Cambodia recorded more assaults per capita.
Women working in agriculture 'tend to do so under highly unfavourable conditions' – often in the face of 'climate-induced weather shocks and in situations of conflict,' a new report from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) concludes.
The Third Pole speaks with Anoulak Kittikhoun, chief executive of the Mekong River Commission Secretariat, at the intergovernmental body’s summit in Vientiane.
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Cambodia Opinion

The precarious nature of informal employment, together with often hazardous working conditions, leaves informal workers particularly vulnerable to health risks.
To limit the impact of the coming crises on lives and livelihoods, governments must take urgent action to boost the resilience of their health systems.
China is crafting “wonderful stories” about its upstream dams in the Mekong. But the overall thrust of the narrative glosses over the more controversial aspects of dam building.
The spike in plastics waste during the pandemic is worsening marine pollution.
Mounting marine pollution is choking the world’s oceans and rivers, especially in Southeast Asia — and it’ll only get worse unless something changes.
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Cambodia Videos

renewables race video
Southeast Asian nations are racing to bring clean, affordable power to their people, but one country is outrunning them all. How can states make their renewable energy transition a success?
Garment tornado at Clothing the Loop
An abandoned garment factory in Phnom Penh is reclaimed by artists in a haunting exhibition that depicts the impact of the fashion industry on the environment.
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The Asian Institute of Technology demonstrates how the heat from solar power can help disinfect septic tanks at the recently held Reinvent the Toilet exhibition in New Delhi, India.
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Cambodia Podcasts

Coal power plant Laos 2021
Laos has announced the construction of two new coal plants for this year, despite growing evidence that coal power comes with significant financial risk. What is holding back the country from tapping its rich clean energy resources instead?
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