Green Love: Preserving Our Forest and Mountains

Imagine yourself on the top of mountain feeling the grass, touching on the stone, and breathing the cool air: it is a real-time paradise. The journey to this green paradise is not an easy though but a worth to try. Before the journey, packing is important: the less stuff and light backpack is recommended. However,… Continue reading Green Love: Preserving Our Forest and Mountains

A nature of love and a must to conserve: Cambodia’s Chi Phat Eco-tourism

People would need a space for an escape from their routine life and environment sometimes. So did I when I managed to have a weekend escape with my partner in late August 2014 to Koh Kong province where this turned to be the greatest escape weekend ever in our lives. However it was not a… Continue reading A nature of love and a must to conserve: Cambodia’s Chi Phat Eco-tourism

Human rights, lest we forget

July 2014 Human Rights Spotlight: Human rights, lest we forget (published on analysis and op-ed of the Phnom Penh Post, 29 July 2014) Mam Sonando (centre), the owner of the independent Beehive radio station and a prominent government critic, and other activists run as military police officers disperse a demonstration in Phnom Penh in January.… Continue reading Human rights, lest we forget

Boeng Kak Investor Dismisses Ethics in Name of Business

(This is a letter to editor, published on July 1st, 2014. “Reprinted with the permission of The CAMBODIA DAILY.”) On June 25, the private firm buying 1.35 hectares in Phnom Penh’s contentious Boeng Kak lake neighborhood claimed, incredibly, to have no knowledge of the site’s internationally recognized land dispute (“Firm Buying Boeng Kak Land Claims… Continue reading Boeng Kak Investor Dismisses Ethics in Name of Business

Mixed Feeling about Bokor National Park Legacy

10 years ago, I visited Bokor Mountain for the first time in my life and it was a historical experience for me to see enlarged and enriched forest covering by huge trees and diversified natural combination. I wished I had a digital camera at that time to capture the beauty I have witnessed to share… Continue reading Mixed Feeling about Bokor National Park Legacy

The dream of a greener and healthier capital for Cambodia

The dream of a greener and healthier capital for Cambodia Written by Chak Sopheap on June 29, 2012. Published in The new city on Cambodia. Cambodia is admired for its rapid transformation and infrastructure development. Recalling French colonization (1863-1953) and the Khmer Rouge period (1975-1979), Phnom Penh, the capital of the country, is rapidly becoming… Continue reading The dream of a greener and healthier capital for Cambodia

The Bootprint of Climate Change on Cambodia

The Bootprint of Climate Change on Cambodia ? Bertelsmann Future Challenges.   The Bootprint of Climate Change on Cambodia Friday, 26 August 2011 / Chak Sopheap Tags: Cambodia, CLIMATE CHANGE, democracy, developing countries, ENVIRONMENT, Governance, Natural Resources, poverty Regions: Cambodia Thousands of people around the world celebrate World Environment Day each year with various ?green… Continue reading The Bootprint of Climate Change on Cambodia

Reflection of the risk management system in Cambodia: The case of infectious diseases due to Yali Dam

By Sopheap Chak The case of infectious diseases due to Yali Dam Villagers in a remote Stung Treng’s Svay Rieng village living along the Sesan River reportedly appeal for health treatment assistant due to the infectious disease coming from dirty water flowing from the Yali dam in Vietnam. Majority of 200 families in this village… Continue reading Reflection of the risk management system in Cambodia: The case of infectious diseases due to Yali Dam