Rangers free bird from hunter’s snare

On October 17, rangers from the Sun Bear (Veal Pi) Station rescued an Asian koel from a hunter’s bird net. These plastic “walls of death” indiscriminately trap not only many bird species, but also mammals including pangolins, civets, boars, [...]

World Animal Day 2018

What is World Animal Day? On 4 October World Animal Day is a social movement charged with the Mission of raising the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe. World Animal [...]

Poaching and logging crackdown inside Cardamom National Park protected area

September 23, 2018 - Koh Kong Wildlife Alliance Rangers raided two illegal settlements built inside the Cardamom National Park protected area. Our forest protection team received information from private sources that the settlements and their occupants had been conducting forest [...]

Lethal Traps dismantled by our Forest Guards

Snares – either metal or rope – are indiscriminately killing wildlife across Southeast Asia, from elephants to mouse deer. The problem has become so bad that scientists are referring to protected areas in the region as “empty forests.” [...]

What is behavioral enrichment?

One of the main duties of our animal keepers at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) and Wildlife Release Station (WRS) is to ensure that the rescued animals in their care are happy and are exhibiting the same behaviors [...]

Drones used in Conservation

The Global Park Defense System (GPDS) team, funded by Jeff Morgan (Global Conservation), is a specialized ranger unit that uses technology to bolster conservation. The ranger unit utilizes drones and trail cameras in the forest that send pictures and videos to the rangers in real-time, to monitor [...]

Illegal logging inside Kirirom National Park

Wildlife Alliance rangers seized 3 chainsaws inside Kirirom National Park. The loggers abandoned their chainsaws and ran away. Kirirom National park is known for its unique high elevation, its pine forests and the most sacred place of prey for Cambodian [...]

World’s largest population of Banteng

Southeast Asia is home to many charismatic and endangered animals, such as elephants, tigers and apes, but one endangered species living among them seems to get overlooked – the banteng, a rare species of wild cattle. Most people don’t [...]

Desertification and Drought: An Issue Even in the Tropical Zone

Combat Desertification and Drought One of the biggest and least understood environmental challenges facing the globe, desertification refers to the irreversible degradation of soil through human activities such as deforestation, unsustainable farming, mining and overgrazing. It occurs when trees [...]

GPDS Anti-Poaching Unit fast intervention

The Global Park Defense System (GPDS) team, funded by Jeff Morgan (Global Conservation), is a specialized ranger unit that uses technology to bolster conservation. The ranger unit utilizes trail cameras in the forest that send pictures and videos to the rangers in real-time, to monitor and intercept [...]