The snakes have disrupted the natural food chain balance and decimated native animal populations.
If Cambodia decides to go ahead with the project, the nation might have to pay a high price.
"It was as if the day had turned into night," a local said about the effects of the fires.
Separated from her mother, Mariam was found floundering near a beach in the Andaman Sea.
In coming decades 40% of insect species may go extinct in what experts have called an ongoing "insect apocalypse."
The Southeast Asian nation is the most important hub of the illegal global ivory trade.