Phnom Kulen, the sacred mountain of Angkor, was once one of the holiest places of all of Cambodia. Today, development, slash and burn agriculture and illegal logging are threatening the people who inhabit the mountain and the archaeology beneath the surface.
Deforestation on Phnom Kulen. Source: Phnom Penh Post 20150110
What lies beneath: The fight to save Phnom Kulen
Phnom Penh Post, 10 January 2015
Cambodia’s deputy minister calls for a halt to forest clearing around the Phnom Kulen area of Angkor.
Phnom Kulen, Phnom Penh Post 20121207
Angkor Wat site in danger: Deputy PM
Phnom Penh Post, 07 December 2012