Cambodian people urged to help end snaring and wildlife trafficking

The Cambodian government and wildlife conservationists have urged the people to help end the snaring crisis and combat wildlife trafficking.

They called upon all Cambodians to stop buying, selling, and consuming wildlife as this would bring an end to the notorious practice of snaring wild animals.

According to reports in the local media, the call was made by the Environment Ministry and partner organisations during the launch of the “Zero-Snaring” campaign in Kampong Thom province last Friday.

Similar campaigns have already been launched in four provinces located on the eastern side of the Mekong River – Stung Treng, Preah Vihear, Kratie and Mondulkiri.

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