02 Nov 2022 The Next Generation Will See Our Legacy

Peon, Korn, and Srev from the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary REDD+ Project in Cambodia share how the impacts of climate change are affecting their ability to cultivate food and are calling on World Leaders to help protect their natural resources.

01 Nov 2022 Calling on World Leaders to Help Protect Our Precious Ecosystems

The Indigenous Bungong People are vested stakeholders in protecting their traditional land and are calling on World Leaders to do their part to preserve forests and wildlife for the next generation.

20 Oct 2022 Keo Seima + Southern Cardamom Research Report

New research published by Everland scientists, “High deforestation trajectories in Cambodia slowly transformed through economic land concession restrictions and strategic execution of REDD+ protected areas”. Nature Scientific Reports

18 Oct 2022 Raising the Voices of Local and Indigenous People

My role is to help amplify the voices of local and Indigenous people. For the world to hear their truth.

30 Jun 2022 Keo Seima Half Yearly Report Q2 2022

The annual wildlife data collection has been completed as part of the KSWS REDD+ project’s long-term biodiversity monitoring program; with observations spanning > 1600km. The IUCN Red List endangered species, Eld’s Deer, was caught on a camera trap for the first time in KSWS. More funds are available for community benefits sharing, with villages prioritizing educational activities. The national REDD+ nesting process has been delayed, but validation and verification of new credits are underway.

20 Jun 2022 Keo Seima

Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary is a uniquely diverse rainforest protected area under advancing threat of illegal land clearance.

18 Jun 2022 188,000 hectares of forest protected

Community Protected Areas (CPA) within the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary are continuously improving the protection of their borders – including the installation of signboards marking their CPA boundary in order to improve management and to deter illegal encroachment and other crimes. The signboards serve to inform people of the CPA boundaries, detail prohibited activities, and […]

75 IUCN Red List Species protected and benefiting from reduced threats

The population of 11 key species in the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (KSWS) were monitored between 2010 — 2020 using line transects. The report shows that populations of green peafowl and pig-tailed macaque are increasing, that populations of black-shanked douc langur, yellow-cheeked crested gibbon, long-tailed macaque, and wild pig are stable, and that populations of […]

Significant carbon revenues have flowed through community benefit sharing mechanisms

Directly funding communities to implement their development activities is a core part of the KSWS REDD+ model. As of 2020, more than $400,000 had been provided to communities, who have used funds for clean water systems, mobile health clinics, school feeding programs, community meeting halls, repairing bridges and roads, and sanitation. Following successful sales in […]