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‘Nature is striking back’: flooding around the world, from Australia to Venezuela

While floods are indeed natural phenomena, a longstanding result of storms, the human-induced climate crisis is amplifying their damage.

Cambodia’s elites swallow up Phnom Penh’s lakes, leaving the poor marooned
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Cambodia’s elites swallow up Phnom Penh’s lakes, leaving the poor marooned

PHNOM PENH — On the edges of Boeung Tamok, Phnom Penh’s largest lake, 25-year-old Kong Khun sheltered from the late June heat in a bamboo hut. Despite clear skies, Khun wasn’t out on the water fishing with his family. There is little point, he said. An almost endless convoy of trucks carrying sand, rocks and […]
solar energy climate politics

Solar industry ‘frozen’ as Biden administration investigates China

More than 300 solar projects in the United States have been canceled or delayed in recent weeks because of an investigation by the Commerce Department.
Sharing cross-border water resources

Sharing cross-border water resources: Cooperation or conflict?

From the Euphrates to the Mekong, dams that ensure one country's water supply risk leaving others parched. But shared water resources can be a source of peace as well as conflict. 
Inside the plan to save some of the biggest freshwater fish

Inside the plan to save some of the biggest freshwater fish

A five-foot-long Mekong giant catfish was among the critically endangered fishes to be released into the Tonle Sap, Southeast Asia’s largest lake.

Illegal logging threatens Cambodia’s indigenous people, says Amnesty
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Illegal logging threatens Cambodia’s indigenous people, says Amnesty

Country’s ‘corrupt’ approach to conservation leaves protected forests facing ‘oblivion’, human rights watchdog warns
Cambodian land grab victims seek int’l justice
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‘What other country would do this to its people?’ Cambodian land grab victims seek int’l justice

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) in 2014 estimated that at least 770,000 people had been affected by land grabs that cover some 4 million hectares of land.

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