Earth Day 2019

On Earth Day - April 22, 2019 - people around the world are coming together to “Protect Our Species”. At Wildlife Alliance, that is exactly what we do. Extinction Crisis Southeast Asia is one of the most biologically diverse [...]

Reticulated python, world’s longest snake

The Reticulated python (Malayopython reticulatus) is a snake species in the family Pythonidae native to South and Southeast Asia. It is the world's longest snake and listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List because of its wide [...]

Statement re: macaque rescues

The Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team has recently rescued several primates. Once again we have been inundated with requests for updates regarding these individuals. We are all extremely busy rescuing illegally traded wild animals, ensuring these receive the most appropriate [...]

Education intervention in a wildlife trade hotspot

One of the key pillars to reducing demand for wildlife for meat and medicine is raising awareness of its dangers, with intervention especially needed in hot spots of the wildlife trade. On March 27, the Kouprey Express (KE), Wildlife [...]

Endangered dholes in the Cardamom Rainforest – VIDEO

Dhole (Cuon alpinus), a globally Endangered species of wild dog, are often overlooked predators as they share the same habitat as tigers, leopards, and clouded leopards. These adept hunters, also known as cinnamon wolves, are remarkable cooperative hunters and [...]

Letter from the conservation front line

Conservation concessions to avert the South East Asian biodiversity crisis? Lessons from Cambodia

The largest snake native to Asia

Python reticulatus, is the largest snake native to Asia. In several range countries it is hunted for its skin, for use in traditional medicine and for sale as a pet. Wildlife Alliance forest guards from Pangolin patrol station (Stung Proat) rescued a [...]

Released leopard cat continues to thrive in the wild

The female leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) we released from our Wildlife Release Station in December was spotted one late afternoon near a guest chalet. Rescued as a kitten from the illegal pet trade, she is thriving in her new [...]

Phnom Penh Ivory Shop Owner Arrested

Last month, with information from an informant, the Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (Cambodia’s multi-agency wildlife law enforcement unit which is run with technical and financial support from Wildlife Alliance) investigated an ivory carving shop in Phnom Penh. The WRRT, [...]

Saving the rainforest

Rainforests are disappearing very quickly. Law Enforcement is one of the most immediate and effective methods of slowing deforestation rates. Enforcement from Wildlife Alliance rangers combined with teaching communities about the importance of the environment and how they can help [...]