A Cambodian community protects its sacred forest In Cambodia’s northern Prey Lang forest, one of the last remaining lowland evergreen forests in Southeast Asia, the indigenous Kuy community is organising itself to preserve its roots, traditions, and protect the land to which it belongs.Hon and his son walk through the rice fields outside their village. The Kuy are the biggest indigenous community in Cambodia. © Antoine Raab.
Nilo plays with a broken cell phone he found in the canal in Manila. © Paul RatjeIn many developing countries, children grow up in potentially life-threatening environmental conditions – in squalor, surrounded by rampant pollution such as trash, toxic water and polluted air. These pictures – from “Happyland” in Manila, where families salvage waste for a living – present a clear picture of the health hazards posed by these conditions.
The illegal animal trade, deforestation and its affect on the climate, pose an existential threat to Borneo’s wildlife. © Gil Woolley/ ScubazooRead about how deforestation and the illegal animal trade threatens Borneo’s wildlife and how the WRU are working tirelessly to mitigate the threat.You can also check out the trailer for the exciting new web-series, Borneo Wildlife Warriors.