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Cambodia is about 50 percent forested. Logging has had a major impact along the international borders and in the coastal province of the Koh Kong. Though more than 20 percent of Cambodia's land area is under some form of legal conservation protection, illegal logging and cross-border log smuggling are significant problems that undermine sustainability and result in poverty for communities dependent on natural resources. [more]

Cambodia Links:

  • An Overview of Malaysian Logging Companies - Greenpeace report on the role of Malaysian logging companies' operations in Malaysia, Guyana, Suriname, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Cambodia.
  • Cambodia Timber Export Ban - Case study from American University's Trade and Environment Database (TED).
  • Made in Vietnam, Cut in Cambodia - Excellent report on the garden furniture trade and rainforest destruction, logging concessions, and foresty reform.
  • Oil Palm Plantation in Cambodia - Article from the World Rainforest Movement bulletin.

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