May 12, 2012
By Guy De Launey
BBC News Magazine
Phnom Penh – The death of an environmental activist, shot dead by police, has galvanised his campaign against deforestation and illegal logging in a scenic part of Cambodia.
Ratanakiri is a beautiful province in the north of this country - with volcanic lakes, waterfalls and huge areas of unspoiled forest.
Most of the people who live there belong to indigenous hill tribes who worship spirits in nature.