05 Sep '11, 2pm

Conservationists concerned for future of White-shouldered Ibis: The 2011 Cambodian census of White-shouldered I...

Conservationists concerned for future of White-shouldered Ibis: The 2011 Cambodian census of White-shouldered I...

A consortium of organisations comprising BirdLife International, the Cambodian Forestry Administration, Department for Administration of Nature Conservation and Protection of Cambodia Ministry of Environment, the People Resources and Conservation Foundation, the University of East Anglia, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and World Wide Fund for Nature all lead efforts to monitor and conserve the White-shouldered Ibis and its forest home in Cambodia. Conservation efforts across the country include guarding of nests, community-based ecotourism, law enforcement to prevent hunting and the ‘Ibis Rice’ scheme, in which local people grow wildlife-friendly rice.

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/09/conservationist...

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