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2013-09-24 23:34:29

Well brings fresh water to a village of more than 900 people in Cambodia, On Hold Company CEO Bryant Wilson says. SHREVEPORT, La. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 A Cambodian village now has clean, safe water to drink from a fresh-water well drilled through a charity:water project sponsored by On Hold Company, CEO Bryant Wilson has announced. “We are thrilled to announce the completion of this well project,” Wilson said. “It’s part of a commitment we made a long time ago to use our...

2013-09-10 23:23:22

Kutunga, Inc. (web: kutunga.com) is proud to welcome People for Care & Learning on its socially conscious digital video marketplace as a cause shop beneficiary. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 “Kutunga is proud to support People for Care & Learning's Build-A-City project through its Self-Learning downloadable instructional video library! It’s a privilege to support PCL’s holistic efforts in eradicating the cycle of poverty in the under-served neighborhoods of...

2013-06-29 23:17:29

Top nature and birding tour company, Naturalist Journeys, announces a January Cambodia Nature and Birding tour to the mysterious ruins of Angkor Wat combined with time in some of the best remaining wild and natural landscapes of Asia. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their upcoming Cambodia Nature and Birding tour, guided by professional ornithologist Narca Moore-Craig, January 6–16, 2014....

New Bird Species Found In Cambodia Capitol
2013-06-26 10:20:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online To discover new species, scientists often travel to the most remote jungle or the deepest ocean crevasse. However, conservationists recently spotted a new species simply strolling around the streets of Cambodia’s busy capital city, according to a report in the journal Forktail. Dubbed the Cambodian tailorbird, or Orthotomus chaktomuk, the formerly undescribed species was spotted in the bustling metropolis of Phnom Penh, and a number...

Cambodia Ships Pirate Bay Founder Back To Sweden Despite No Extradition Rules
2012-09-10 14:18:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Swedish founder of Pirate Bay has been deported from Cambodia back to his home country, where he is wanted for more than just copyright violations. Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was handed over by Cambodian authorities to two Swedish police officers on Monday night after riding aboard a Thai Airways flight. Svartholm Warg was arrested on September 2 at his apartment in Cambodia at the request of the Swedish government, despite...


Latest Cambodia Reference Libraries

Hairy-nosed Otter, Lutra sumatrana
2012-12-31 13:07:52

The hairy-nosed otter (Lutra sumatrana) is a rare species that was thought to be extinct until 1998. It is native to Southeast Asia with a range that includes Cambodia, Myanmar, South Thailand, South Vietnam, and Sumatra and Borneo in Peninsular Malaysia. It prefers a habitat within coastal areas or near large inland bodies of water. The hairy-nosed otter can reach an average body length between twenty and twenty-three inches, with a tail length of up to twenty inches and a weight between...

Lyle's Flying Fox, Pteropus lylei
2012-08-29 15:20:02

Lyle’s flying fox (Pteropus lylei) is a megabat that is native to Yunnan in China, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Although nothing is known about this species in China, it is known to prefer homes in mangrove forests in Vietnam. It is known to roost in trees, where it can be destructive, and feeds on fruit in orchards. Because of this, it is considered a pest in Thailand, where the majority of its full populations can be found. One colony in Thailand is thought to number around three...

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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2008-09-11 15:56:47

The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.

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2007-04-06 08:20:46

The Pentazona barb (Puntius pentazona), or Fiveband barb is a tropical fish belonging to the Barb genus of the minnow family. It is a native of Southeast Asia, including Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam. They are also referred to as Barbus pentazona. The fish superficially resembles the tiger barb, except that there are five black vertical bands on an orange or gold body instead of four bands on the tiger barb. The fish will grow to a maximum length of 2 in (5 cm)....

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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