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Mother Nature is a Cambodian grassroots movement made of nature activists fighting for the protection of the majestic Areng Valley and the surrounding Cardamom forests. We are also fighting for the preservation of the ancient culture and livelihoods of the local indigenous communities.

 

Click here to find out more about us or check out our ground breaking campaigns by clicking in any of the 3 links below.

Image courtesy of Luke Duggleby

FIGHTING TO PROTECT THE CARDAMOM MOUNTAINS

 

Mother Nature and the indigenous Jong communities are fighting to protect the majestic Areng Valley from a proposed hydro dam. Find out more about our campaign here

Engaged Buddhist monks are blessing, cataloguing and monitoring the biggest trees of the Cardamom Mountains. Find out more about their radical yet peaceful approach here

Visit the majestic Areng Valley of Koh Kong, and participate in what is, by far, Cambodia's wildest jungle adventure. Join us for a life-changing experience

 

Watch the stunning mini-documentary on the battle to Save the Areng Valley. Phnom Penh Post: Khmer / English

SAVE THE ARENG VALLEY IN THE NEWS

  • Cambodia's marching monks. Buddhist monks trek 25 kilometres through dense jungle to protest dam project.

Al-Jazeera. (Article & Photo essay) English;

  • Monks enter forest fray, Phnom Penh Post. English / Khmer.;
  • Concerns about the proposed Areng hydroelectric dam. Radio Free Asia, (Video) Khmer / English:
  • Koh Kong villagers don't want government to build hydro dam in the Areng Valley. (Radio Free Asia. Article and Radio Broadcast); Khmer
  • Cambodian civil Society groups visit the Areng Valley;

(Radio Free Asia; Article and Radio Broadcast) Khmer;

Our partners:

Visit International River's Areng Valley Campaign
Sign Rainforest Rescue's petition to Save the Areng Valley

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