Can A Few Monks Save the Cardamom Forest?

By Luke Duggleby May 16, 2013


“Cambodia’s forests were once described by the World Bank as the country’s “most developmentally important resource”, but according to the international group Global Witness, by 2009 these rich forests had been largely degraded by unrestricted logging, the valuable timber sold off by the political elite for quick, private profits.”


Who gave humans who govern countries the right to pillage and destroy precious trees?