In Cambodia, there is an unusual effort underway by Buddhist monks to replant forests devastated by war and clearing by loggers. This is important to them for both religious and environmental reasons. The monks, like others, believe that trees may help counter the effects of climate change.
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One of the biggest challenges in fighting malaria, which kills more than one million people each year, is drug resistance. In Cambodia, health officials are seeing new evidence of resistance as they try to treat the most deadly kind of malaria.
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that though the majority of Cambodians lack Internet access, those who are online have used blogs to engage in dynamic and open dialogue -- decades after the Khmer Rouge cut off links with the outside world.
Cambodia began the trial of a man who ran the Tuol Sleng prison and torture center during the Khmer Rouge regime. From 1975 to 1979, more than 1.7 million people were killed or died under the Communist regime.