Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen Cancels Four Concessions in the Prey Lang Forest
On August 6th the Phnom Penh Post reported the following VICTORY:
In a rare victory for those battling to preserve the Prey Lang forest, the Cambodian government has cancelled four economic land concessions (ELCs) in the area totaling more than 40,000 hectares that threatened pristine ecosystems . . . [the concessions] are located in the middle of evergreen and semi-evergreen forest inside 'the largest low-land [contiguous evergreen] forest in Southeast Asia' – Prey Lang.