One of many construction projects in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. Pictures: Jonas Gratzer

Asian demand for cement destroys stunning cliffs in Cambodia – pulverised for their limestone

Across the continent, a construction boom is driving record demand for a core constituent of cement – limestone – resulting in the utter destruction of unique and fragile ecosystems

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One of many construction projects in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. Pictures: Jonas Gratzer
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