Cardamom Protection Program

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.” [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Amari and Lori taken to Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center

Good news! Today, Amari and Lori's caretakers reunited the two for a short period of time to monitor their interactions. The mother and daughter were happy to be in each other's company again. Because Lori is still recovering from [...]

Man arrested for smuggling luxury timber

March 20, 2018 - While on patrol, the Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) rangers ambushed a boat carrying rosewood. One man was arrested. The boat and timber were confiscated. Four of the men jumped ship and swam across the [...]

Technology is changing the nature of 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 trail cameras in the forest that send pictures and videos to the rangers in [...]

2018-09-05T11:05:40+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Cardamom Protection, GPDS, Newsletter|

Do you enjoy civet poop coffee?

Another civet was found dead in snares While on patrol, the Siamese Crocodile Station (Chhay Areng) rangers found a dead civet trapped in a snare. On the same day, the rangers collected 23 other snares from the forest. Snares are [...]