Social Issues
Flood plains in Cambodia (Adelia Ribier/WorldFish)

Q&A: What Is Cambodia’s Climate Future?

We asked four people — including an environmental activist, a sustainable growth advocate and two climate researchers — about Cambodia’s place in the climate conundrum. Here’s what they told us.

Salt lays out to dry in a greenhouse at Thaung Trading Company's processing laboratory in Kampot province in September 2019. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Unpredictable Seasons Put Cambodia’s Salt on Shaky Ground

Salt has been a staple of Cambodia’s coastal economy for a thousand years, but changing weather patterns and rising sea levels — attributed to global warming and the fluctuations in seasons that result — are making the future of the industry less certain.