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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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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.
The project will enhance transboundary cooperation for preserving biodiversity-rich Cardamom Mountains and Eastern Plains Dry Forest in Cambodia, Triborder Forest areas in Lao People's Democratic Republic, and the Central Annamites in Viet Nam.
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.
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.
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.
Although, after 30 years of war and civil unrest in Cambodia, the Cardamom Mountains are now home to only 200 to 300 elephants, we believe that the habitat, with protection, could easily support several thousand.
Cambodia -- The central Cardamom Mountains may soon become the centerpiece of a 2.
The survey has produced powerful evidence of the outstanding national, regional and global importance of the Cardamom Mountains for wildlife conservation,'' Jenny Daltry, leader of the FFI team, said in urging the Cambodian government to protect a wide range of animal life in the area from commercial exploitation.