Protected zones offer refuge for Cambodia’s endangered ibises

In a process that has been six years in the making, the Prime Minister of Cambodia, Hun Sen, has approved plans to divide Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary’s 250,000 hectares of land into four different zones, with added protection for areas that are significant to globally threatened species.

BirdLife International

Last updated on 06 February 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Cambodia
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Habitat loss and degradation
Logging and unsustainable harvesting
Species: 
Gyps bengalensis
Gyps tenuirostris
Sarcogyps calvus
Species group: 
Birds