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Joining Forces to Prosecute Illegal Logging ... or Not
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Viet Nam

Virachey National Park is one of Cambodia’s pristine conservation areas and one of only two Association of South East Asian Nations Heritage Parks in Cambodia. Despite being isolated and largely unexplored, it has also been plagued by illegal logging for decades. After significant damage from illegal logging was discovered by the World Bank and global non-governmental organizations in 2004, Cambodian agencies mounted a concerted effort to prosecute illegal loggers with international assistance.

Environmental crime, Environmental Rule of Law, illegal logging