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Where We Work

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WWF-Cambodia works in the Eastern Plains Landscape and on the Mekong River between Stung Treng, Kratie, and Siphandone. Additionally, WWF works in protected areas towards sustainable rattan production.
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Cambodian Landscapes

Deep in the pulsing Mekong River and the intact Dry Forests of Cambodia remain diverse and threatened species. WWF-Cambodia works where wild cattle, vultures, Asiatic dogs, and Mekong dolphins continue to live in their natural habitat.

Saving Cambodia's Dry Forests

Just 50 years ago, large herbivores like banteng, Asian elephant, and Eld’s deer, as well as predators like Indochinese tiger and leopard, were so abundant in the Dry Forests of north and northeast Cambodia that scientists compared this ecoregion to the savannas of East Africa. [Read more…]
 
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An Indochinese tiger photographed by a camera trap in Mondulkiri Protected Forest within northeastern Cambodia's Eastern Plains Landscape.
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Protecting the Mekong River Ecoregion

The Mekong River is one of the few remaining free-flowing rivers in Asia. On its 4200km long way through five countries – from China at its source, to Vietnam where it enters the sea – fifty million people depend on the river for their livelihoods. [Read more…]
 
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This Irrawaddy dolphin was photographed swimming in the Mekong River when the WWF-Fisheries Administration's research team conducted photo-identification survey in March this year.
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Sustainable Rattan Harvest and Production Sites

Rattan harvest and production plays an important role in community livelihoods, representing up to 50% of some villages income.  WWF-Cambodia engages target communities in the sustainable harvest and production of rattan.  [Read more...]
WWF Rattan Projects sites in Cambodia. 
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WWF Rattan Projects sites in Cambodia.
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  • New species discovered in the Greater Mekong 
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Global Ecoregions

  • Four of WWF’s Global ecoregions - the Earth's most biologically outstanding terrestrial, freshwater and marine habitats-are located in Cambodia. WWF-Cambodia focuses its work in two of these ecoregions: the Mekong River and Dry Forests.

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