Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary

Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary (Khmer: ដែនជម្រកសត្វព្រៃស្រែពក, formerly Mondulkiri Protected Forest) is a 372,971 ha (1,440.05 sq mi) large wildlife sanctuary in Mondulkiri Province, eastern Cambodia established on May 9, 2016, according to Sub-decree No. 85 ANKr.BK.[2]

Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary
Mondulkiri Protected Forest
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)[1]
Map showing the location of Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary
LocationMondulkiri, Cambodia
Nearest citySenmonorom
Coordinates12°56′10″N 107°18′18″E / 12.93618114°N 107.30506575°E / 12.93618114; 107.30506575Coordinates: 12°56′10″N 107°18′18″E / 12.93618114°N 107.30506575°E / 12.93618114; 107.30506575
Area372,971 ha (1,440.05 sq mi)[2]
EstablishedMay 9, 2016
Governing bodyMinistry of Environment

Formerly, classified as Mondulkiri Protected Forest (Khmer: តំបន់ព្រៃការពារសម្រាប់អភិរក្សធនធានសេនេទិច រុក្ខជាតិ និង សត្វព្រៃ «មណ្ឌលគិរី»), established on July 30, 2002, according to Sub-decree no. 75 ANKr.BK,[2] originally with 429,438 ha (1,658.07 sq mi),[3] but was downsized 56,467 ha (218.02 sq mi) in 2007.[4] It borders Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary in the northwest, O'Yadav National Park in the north, Phnom Prich Wildlife Sanctuary in the southwest and Phnom Nam Lyr Wildlife Sanctuary in the southeast.[1]

It is part of the largest protected area complex in Southeast Asia.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Protected Planet (2018). "Mondulkiri Protected Forest". United Nations Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Retrieved 26 Dec 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "អនុក្រឹត្យលេខ៨៥ អនក្រ.បក ចុះថ្ងៃទី៩ ខែឧសភា ឆ្នាំ២០១៦ ស្តីពីការបង្កើតដែនជម្រកសត្វព្រៃស្រែពក" [Sub-decree No. 85 ANKr.BK dated May 9, 2016 on the establishment of Sre Pok wildlife sanctuary] (PDF). Ministry of Environment (in Khmer). 2016. Retrieved 2020-05-28.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "អនុក្រឹត្យលេខ៦៩ អនក្រ.បក ចុះថ្ងៃទី២៨ ខែមេសា ឆ្នាំ២០១៦ ស្តីពីការផ្ទេរព្រៃការពារ តំបន់អភិរក្សព្រៃឈើ តំបន់ព្រៃផ្តល់ផល និងសម្បទានដីសេដ្ឋកិច្ច រវាងក្រសួងកសិកម្ម រុក្ខាប្រមាញ់ និងនេសាទ និងក្រសួងបរិស្ថាន" [Sub-decree No. 69 ANKr.BK dated April 28, 2016 on the Transfer of Protected Forests, Conservation Forests, Forest Areas and Economic Land Concessions between the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Ministry of Environment] (PDF). maff.gov.kh (in Khmer). 2016. p. 5. Retrieved 2020-05-28.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "អនុក្រឹត្យលេខ២០៦ អនក្រ.បក ចុះថ្ងៃទី២៨ ខែធ្នូ ឆ្នាំ២០០៧ ស្តីពីការកាត់ចេញពីតំបន់ព្រៃការពារសំរាប់អភិរក្សធនធានសេនេទិច រុក្ខជាតិនិងសត្វព្រៃ មណ្ឌលគិរី" [Sub-decree No. 206 ANKr.BK dated December 28, 2007 on the Downsizing Protected Forest for Genetic Resource Preservation of Plants and Wildlife in Mondulkiri]. opendevelopmentmekong.net (in Khmer). 2016. Retrieved 2020-05-28.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "WWF Cambodia office". WWF. Retrieved 2009-08-30.

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