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Buddhist monk wins UN environmental award

  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recently announced that it would award Cambodian Buddhist monk Bun Saluth for his environmental work. Bun Saluth has devoted himself to preserving over eighteen thousand acres of forest land in the Oddar Meanchey province of Cambodia and has worked with local communities to create the Monk’s Community Forestry […]

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After destruction, National Museum rises again

Between 1975 and 1979, during the brutal rule of the Khmer Rouge, the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh was severely damaged. According to the New York Times, “Khmer Rouge purges wiped out much of its staff; its buildings, abandoned, were disintegrating. The art that didn’t disappear was severely damaged.” From the museum’s website: […]

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