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Cambodia | Luxury housing planned for 19,000 ha of Bokor NP under government-approved concession

The planned construction of three luxury residential estates in vital wildlife refuge and popular tourist site Bokor National Park marks the latest update in a wider tale of loss for Cambodia’s native forests.


Also known as Preah Monivong Bokor National Park, the protected area in south-west Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains region offers a refreshingly cool climate, spectacular ocean views, boulder-strewn waterfalls and poignant decay in a haunting, 1920s French hill station. In pre-pandemic times, these attractions brought in thousands of tourists each year to an area known for its abundant forests and varied wildlife.


https://news.mongabay.com/2021/02/a-disgrace-luxury-housing-plans-threaten-cambodias-bokor-national-park/

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