Prey Lang is the last major lowland rain forest on the Southeast Asian mainland. The forest cover approximately 5000 square kilometers and is located west of the Mekong River in the northern part of Cambodia. It is home to 250,000 inhabitants, many from the indigenous Kuy people of Cambodia, plus numerous threatened animal and plant species.
The Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) is a network of local community members working to save the Prey Lang forest from illegal logging and industrial agriculture. The network patrols the forest and records illegal logging and conversion of forest within the protected Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary and reports its findings to policy makers and the general public.
Type of organization: National
Core issue of the organization: Environment
Other issue: https://preylang.net/contact/