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Story Publication logo March 15, 2021

Grassroots Activists Work to Save Remaining Cardamom Mountains Rainforest (Khmer)

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A community reforestation project in Central Java, Indonesia.
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Despite having the largest share of the world's tropical forest, Southeast Asia has become the world...

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A crowned rhinoceros monkey hanging from a tree branch in the forest.
The Crowned Rhinoceros is an endangered species in Cambodia. Image by Joe Patchett.

Local farmers and conservation groups have been working to restore the forest in the Cardamoms Mountains, the second largest virgin tropical rainforest in Southeast Asia, following destruction from illegal logging and encroachment.

To read the full article in Khmer, visit VOA Khmer. The Rainforest Journalism Fund website is available in English, Spanish, bahasa Indonesia, French, and Portuguese.

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