Birds of Cambodia Review

10,000 Birds

A holiday in Cambodia? Prior to this Lynx edition – the first ever bird guide devoted specifically to Cambodia, the choice was Robson’s “Birds of South-East Asia” (the updated second, 2014 edition of the 2001 classic). 600 distribution maps, the “Birds of Cambodia” covers 629 species recorded in the country to date. Inner covers hold a physical geography map of Cambodia in the front, and the same, this time blank map in the back, with indexed 35 birding hotspots.

Performance Art Highlights Poor Garment Working Conditions in Cambodia {Video}

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Activism art awareness Cambodia Conscious Consumer sweatshop video women''s rights How often to we think about where that perfectly snug pair of jeans, or that three-quarter sleeve peasant dress (the one with the fun peacock feather print), originated from?


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Ethical, Zero-Waste, Slavery-Free Fashion from Cambodia.

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Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) business for good Cambodia eco fashion ethical fashion Rachel Faller social entrepreneurship social impact tonlé zero wasteThis Cambodian company is the only completely zero-waste fashion company on the market—and that translates to a ton of benefit for the planet.

Firefly Accessories adds new Fair Trade fashion accessories from Cambodia

Green (Living) Review

Glasgow, UK, March 1, 2012 : Firefly Accessories announces the addition of new Fair Trade fashion accessories from Cambodia to their online product catalogue. ABOUT FIREFLY ACCESSORIES Firefly Accessories is an online retailer of silk products that are created by artisans in Vietnam and Cambodia. Firefly Accessories adds new line of Fair Trade products to their ecommerce shop. The company sells a variety of silk fashion accessories, scarves, gifts and handbags.

I Adopted a HeroRat


Resilience Solutions Spiritual Ecopsychology Apopo Cambodia generosity giveaway gratitude HeroRat landmines reparationIn good Hobbit fashion and in gratitude for my life, I like to give something good away on my birthday.

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How One Organization is Helping to Rebuild Cambodia After Genocide. ~ Laura Cococcia

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This is the experience of the young men and women who have been under the training of the EGBOK Mission, an organization that provides hospitality industry skills to underprivileged Cambodia youth, offering [.]. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Ben Justus Cambodia EGBOK Mission leadership Semester at Sea service transform youth

Cambodia’s 2 Wheels 4 School: Art for Bikes!

Eco Chic

In Cambodia, schools are few and far-between. When Richard and Michelle visited Cambodia and noticed this problem, they decided to take action! Featured bikes Cambodia charityNow that you’ve thought about how you are going to improve your own life in 2011, what about those that have so much less than most of us? One of the biggest impediments to children making their way to class is distance.

Pangolin Protection Center Opens in Cambodia


A new facility, the Pangolin Rehabilitation Center (PRC) opened today in Cambodia to provide specialist care to the kingdom’s endangered pangolins. The facility was established to rehabilitate injured pangolins rescued from hunters throughout Cambodia – an increasing and serious threat to the survival of this magnificent and little known species.

Eating Bugs in Cambodia & Other Strange Things I’ve Done While Traveling. ~ Kyra Bramble

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I recognize that many of problems I think I have are only really problems inside my own mind, and are based on what I was taught I should want, not what I really need.

Why Hurt People Hurt People.

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Equal Rights Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood buddhism Cambodia compassion forgiveness LGBT community Orlando shootings sufferingThere's a saying in Buddhism, "Those who cause suffering are suffering.".

Whenever I see a Sunrise, I Remember how the Buddha achieved Enlightenment.

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Health & Wellness Meditation Buddha's story Cambodia meditation mindfulness not good enough present moment unworthyThe voice that says I'm not _ enough for anything.

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Painting Marathon Fundraiser


All money raised will go to fund this service-learning project in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, done in partnership with Transitions Global. [.]. Announcements Arts art intervention naropa university painting phnom penh cambodia service learning sex trafficking survivors

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4 Asian resorts win green honors

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Winners of the HICAP Sustainable Hotel Awards are resorts in Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and Cambodia. Asia Cambodia Chiang Rai India Mallapuram News Resorts Sigiriya Sihanoukville Sri Lanka Tamil Nadu Thailand Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa Green Travel News HICAP Jetwing Vil Uyana Koh Rong Archipelago Mallapuran Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay Reuters Sikanoukville Song Saa Private Island

Most important (green) travel trends of 2015

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Angkor Wat/Siem Reap Asia Cambodia Canada Indonesia Newfoundland North America Sumba The Americas AboutAsia Fogo Island Inn giving back on vacation Golden Door spa Nihiwatu Pack for a Purpose | Green Travel News | Travel & Leisure points to what’s on the horizon for the coming year with a look at 11 trends that are changing the way we move through the world.

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Finding Myself on the Road—How Geographical Journeys help us find our Inner Paths.

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Adventure Inspiring (Wow) Travel Writer's Contest June 1-14 Cambodia exotic landscapes finding ourselves living abroad moving travelLikewise, people grow and find themselves through experiences that allow them to find out what they like but also what they.

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Purple Buddha Jewelry: Turning Tools of Violence Into Objects of Beauty

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Purple Buddha upcycles historical artifacts (pieces of the Berlin Wall, coins from the British East India Company, pieces of meteorites in Texas) and uses pieces from decommissioned weapons from Cambodia to create incredible jewelry. Why Cambodia? For damn good (heartbreaking) reason: Cambodia is one of the most bombed countries in the world. More bombs have been dropped on Cambodia than on Germany and Japan combined during World War II.

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This Lucky Iron Fish is Saving Lives.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Health & Wellness Cambodia Gavin Armstrong health iron iron deficiency Lucky Iron Fish unreasonable institute UNREASONABLE.isThis social startup puts a fish—made from recycled materials and sent in biodegradable packing—into every pot, fighting.

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“They Have the Right to Live in Dignity”: A Look at Cambodian Women Garment Workers (Video)

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Fair Fashion Cambodia eco fashion Fair Trade women worker's rightsBeyond The Garment Factory’s Floor from savann.oeurm on Vimeo. Sometimes people think that covering and promoting eco fashion is frivolous. This is why it’s not.

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Watch What Happens When Fashion Bloggers Work in a Sweatshop

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Anniken who is one of the three teenagers in the series, used her blog to speak out about what happened in Cambodia and saying that she wanted to meet H&M. It was certainly not easy, but at last she got a meeting with H&M Norway and told them how her experience was in Cambodia and what she feel H&M should do to make it better. Fair Fashion blogger Cambodia cambodian documentary Fashion fast fashion labor netherlands Norway norwegian sweatshop tv

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Images of Peace Against the Backdrop of War: Commemorating the Kent State University shootings.

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Mahatma Gandhi On a quiet afternoon, in a small Ohio university campus, students gathered upon a grassy knoll to protest President Nixon’s expansion of the Vietnam War into Cambodia. “The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.” ? The protest began peacefully at 12:00 noon, and marked [.].

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Green Siem Reap | Where To Eat Near Angkor Wat | Eco-Friendly.

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2 July 10 · 4 comments | Greening in Cambodia | W hen I last visited Cambodia , in 1995, the country was devastated from years of unspeakably brutal civil war and armed regional conflicts. If I ever get to Cambodia, my first stop will be the Peace Cafe in Siem Reap.

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Suffering: This is Life. ~ Paula Shames

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Adventure Arts & Culture Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Cambodia poverty privilege suffering It hurt to see people struggling. It hurt to see people working so hard to get their basic needs met. I felt guilty that I have a life in which my daily problems never include if I was going to have enough money for food, if my drinking water was going to make me sick, if my loved ones would ever have it better than me.

Joy & Pain: This is Life. ~ Paula Shames

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Adventure Arts & Culture Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Cambodia poverty privilege suffering It hurt to see people struggling. It hurt to see people working so hard to get their basic needs met. I felt guilty that I have a life in which my daily problems never include if I was going to have enough money for food, if my drinking water was going to make me sick, if my loved ones would ever have it better than me.

Hunters Now Save Birds

Eco Friendly Daily

In Cambodia, an imaginative plan to deter poachers is seeing success. Environment Cambodia conservation ecotourism poachers water birds Old habits die hard. But it still seems to be worth trying to make a change. In fact, sometimes it’s even possible to turn worst enemies into best friends. Since 2000, the Wildlife Conservation Society has been working with the Environment Ministry in an effort to protect threatened bird colonies.

I Hear Vultures Are Making A Comeback

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Cambodia’s “Vulture Restaurants&# are helping to increase the numbers of three imperiled species of vulture. Populations are trending upward and there is new hope for the carrion eaters still dealing with the ravages of diclofenac, a drug used to treat livestock that vultures then consume, causing their death. Asides

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Art Therapy Marathon Paintings


The money will support a service-learning project in Cambodia with Transitions Global to help girl victims of sex trafficking. [.]. The Painting Marathon put on by Naropa University’s Art Therapy program was a rousing success. 48 hours of nonstop work by 75 volunteer students, staff and faculty on three large paintings netted over $15,000 in donations. Arts art therapy girl victims Naropa painting pomegranate seeds service learning

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Khmer Rouge separated Cambodian twins re-unite after 42 years

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Unly Son (Son) was hurriedly getting ready to welcome his twin brother, Unly Sat (Tao) and his family to Cambodia after 42 years. Khmer Rouge separated Cambodian twins re-unite after 42 years By: Andrew Jilani On a sweltering hot day in April 2018, Fr. He was constantly on phone with Tao to determine approximate time […].

Why every Woman should Travel Alone.

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I’ve filled my passport with visas and stamps from the jungles of Colombia, to the castles of Slovenia, to the mystical temples of Cambodia. Since then, I haven’t stopped traveling alone. I've experienced the shamans of Peru, the geysers of Iceland, and the national parks of the United States. Adventure Enlightened Society Right Livelihood Travel female traveler healing solo travel strong independent women transformation

I Cleared Out my Bank Account & Gave it All Away.

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I took the very uncharacteristic step of moving to Cambodia to live with my sister, indefinitely. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) charity generosity giving independence kindness life change mindfulnes paying it forward solo travel travel

5 Reasons Why We Should Travel While We’re Young. ~ Jessica Durivage-Kerridge

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From my travels to Haiti, Thailand, Cambodia, India, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras and of course, Costa Rica, one common thread that weaves through all of my journeys is that I have lived a very privileged existence. Adventure Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) compassion giving back service traveling why travel

A Guide for Technology Selection and Implementation of Urban Organic Waste Utilisation Projects in Cambodi

The Green Changemakers

Policy Report "A Guide for Technology Selection and Implementation of Urban Organic Waste Utilisation Projects in Cambodia" This report describes and analyses the current situation of urban organic waste management in Cambodia through field surveys and interviews.The authors introduce various organic waste utilisation technologies that have been implemented in neighbouring and other developing Asian countries to assist technology selection.In

It Takes a Village: How Indian Women Are Saving a Stork

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It’s also endangered, with populations in India and Cambodia numbering barely around the 1,000 mark. Image by ChanduBandi/Wikimedia Commons. The Greater Adjutant Stork is large, striking, and revered in Hindu mythology. But it’s getting a helping hand from dozens of women in three Indian villages.

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“The 125 Best Bird Watching Sites in Southeast Asia”

10,000 Birds

This guide describes the 125 best birding sites for both common and rare species, covering Myanmar, Thailand, Laos (officially Lao PDR), Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, the Philippines and Timor Leste. The 125 Best Bird Watching Sites in Southeast Asia, edited by Yong Ding Li & Low Bing Wen.

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Cashews, The Shocking Facts

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Vietnam grows cashews but brings most of them in from West Africa’s Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Cambodia, and India. Cashews’ background is so dark that once you know of it, you’ll be asking yourself: is it ethical to eat them?

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Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

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401-600 sp: Honduras, Guatemala, Guyana, Suriname and French Guyana, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay; the Sahel countries (Africa), Namibia and Botswana; Central Asian countries and Cambodia. Summer is normally the vacation season, for ordinary tourists at least. Birders follow different patterns of bird migration and their local activities and travel accordingly. But – where? I discovered this cover-photo map somewhere at the BirdLife International’s website.

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Landmine detection using lasers and engineered glow bacteria

Green Prophet

In Cambodia they employ an award-winning rat to sniff out landmines : . Even among his skilled cohorts working in Cambodia, Magawa is a standout sniffer: In four years he has helped to clear more than 1.5

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Angelina Jolie’s Louis Vuitton Ad Benefits Charity


The 36-year-old was reportedly paid a whopping $10M to star in the campaign, shot in Cambodia by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. Speculation is that a large chunk of her fee will benefit the Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation , which helps community development and conservation in Cambodia. While the exact amount is not known, we can confirm that Angelina Jolie did use some of the proceeds from her stunning new Louis Vuitton ad to benefit charity.

Review of World Foods All Natural Cooking Sauces

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They are highly influenced by the flavors of Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, china and India just to name a few. Perhaps the only downfall of being a clean eater is the fact that we now have to be so conscious of the foods we feed our bodies.

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Keep on Doing the Cool Stuff You are Doing on Climate Change


From turtle preservation in Cambodia, to solar financing in Berlin , from the demonstrations against Keystone XL and divesting of fossil fuel in your organisation it helps make a difference. Thank you all so much for all the great stuff you are doing , and for sharing those stories. We are loving it all.

Australia's Great Barrier Reef World Heritage in Jeopardy


On the eve of the World Heritage Committee meeting in Cambodia, the report shows there has been no improvement in managing the impacts of ports and port development along the Great Barrier Reef coast. Australia is failing to implement World Heritage Committee recommendations for the Great Barrier Reef, which could put its future World Heritage status at risk, according to a report released by WWF and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today.

Angelina Jolie Plans Sahara Trek with Kids, Camel Needed


Jolie’s six kids, three adopted and three biological, come from very different areas of the world including Cambodia, Ethiopia, Namibia, and France. Maddox, 9, Cambodia. Pax, 7, Cambodia. Angelina Jolie makes no bones about the pride she has in her family and the cultures that they come from.

My Yoga Dreams Come True in Thailand. ~ Carrie Stiles

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I have been on an epic journey deep inside the world’s largest cave’s in Vietnam, participating in permaculture communities in North Thailand, meditating in timeless temples of poetic Luang Prabang and discovering both profound and disturbing treasure-troves of culture and history in Cambodia.

Australia's Great Barrier Reef Headed for the UNESCO Endangered List


In a draft decision released Friday night which is expected to be adopted when UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee meets in Cambodia next month, it will be recommended the Great Barrier Reef be included in the List of World Heritage in