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Cardamoms

(kär`dəməmz), Thai Banthat, Khmer Kravanh, mountain group extending c.100 mi (160 km) along the Thai-Cambodian border, E of Chanthaburi, SE Thailand. The mountains receive monsoon rains and have a dense vegetation cover. A Khmer RougeKhmer Rouge
, name given to native Cambodian Communists. Khmer Rouge soldiers, aided by North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops, began a large-scale insurgency against government forces in 1970, quickly gaining control over more than two thirds of the country.
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 stronghold in the late 20th cent., the Cambodian Cardamoms remain relatively undeveloped and preserve many unusual species. Some 2.44 million acres (809,000 hectares) in the Cardamoms are part of a protected forest and two wildlife sancturies,
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Local guides recommend visitors spend at least three days and two nights in the forest, which is enough to discover hidden treasures, explore haunted sites and bird watch for rare and exquisite species which call the far eastern edge of the Cardamom Mountains home.
A man was recently killed by a wild boar near the Cardamom Mountains, while Kratie province is cracking down on illegal mining, and at the same time the central government is demanding that villagers who grabbed national park land return it.
" The tigers would be reintroduced in the eastern highlands of Mondulkiri protected forests and the Cardamom Mountains in the western part, that covers one million hectares of area," he said.
fully funding the protection of 18,000 hectares of standing forest in Cambodia's Cardamom Mountains
the 'conundrum' of the title in which Cambodia is faced with making a choice between economic development based on resource exploitation versus a 'green' choice of conserving the biodiversity and natural habitats of the Cardamom Mountains. As he argues from the beginning, the perceived tradeoffs are a false dichotomy.
Cambodian landscapes are another potential for tourism especially the beautiful scenery along the water bodies such as the Tonle Sap River, the Mekong River system, our beautiful coastline, the Cardamom Mountains, mangrove forests and national parks.
Forest of Struggle takes us to a village in the Cardamom Mountains in Cambodia whose inhabitants are trying to rebuild their lives after almost thirty years of violence, war and displacement.
Our destination is the remote Areng Valley--a 56-kilometre journey through the jungles of Cambodia's Cardamom Mountains along what's more of an overgrown path than a road.
FFI also works closely with the Cardamom Mountains Community Empowerment Project, the Learning Institute, and other organizations specializing in local development.
Two researchers from the University of Otago's department of anatomy have provided the first radiocarbon dates for unusual jar and log coffin burials on exposed ledges high in southern Cambodia 's rugged Cardamom Mountains, said a statement from the university.
This is the Tatai river, east of Koh Kong, in the southern reaches of Cambodia's Cardamom mountains. Half-way between Bangkok and Phnom Penh, this is a pristine area of rainforest and coastal mangroves that barely features on the tourist trail.