Cardamom Protection Program

Thnong – Commercial Grade-Cambodia : Luxury

Wildlife Alliance rangers confiscated 0.15 m3 (Thnong), a man was detained. Thnong - (Pterocarpus macrocarpus) Commercial Grade-Cambodia : Luxury Dr. Thomas Gray on Luxury timber Uses: This species is used in making luxury furniture, cabinetwork, art handicrafts, [...]

Mountain imperial pigeons rescued from poacher’s net

Rangers from the Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) saved and released two Mountain imperial pigeons (Ducula badia) that were trapped in a poacher's bird net in the Cardamom Rainforest. After freeing the birds, the rangers dismantled the trapping system [...]

Homemade gun

Homemade guns are popular among the poachers in Cambodia, used in illegal hunting and sometimes against our Rangers. This morning, during a patrol inside the Cardamom Forest, our Rangers from Green Peafowl station (Sre Ambel) confiscated a homemade gun. The [...]

Happy World Otter Day – May 29, 2019

Happy World Otter Day! One of our camera traps in the Cardamom Rainforest Landscape, Cambodia captured these smooth-coated otters (Lutrogale perspicillata) drying off in the sand. Otters spend a significant amount of time grooming to maintain its insulating qualities [...]

Wildlife Alliance rangers dismantle hunting nets

Wildlife Alliance rangers dismantle and collected 50 matters of hunting nets and confiscated one chainsaw used in illegal logging. The logger dropped the chainsaw and abandoned his camp before our rangers reached the site. [...]

Grey-headed parakeets released back into the wild

Wildlife Alliance rangers from Clouded Leopard station (Chambak) saved and released 10 Grey-headed parakeets back into the wild. The near threatened (IUCN) birds were kept in a cage, ready to be sold on the black market.  Grey-headed parakeet (Psittacula [...]

Asian water monitor release

Six Asian water monitors were saved and released back into the wild by Wildlife Alliance rangers from the Green Peafowl station (Sre Ambel)

One of the greatest threats facing wildlife in Southeast Asia is unsustainable levels of hunting

One of the greatest threats facing wildlife in Southeast Asia is unsustainable levels of hunting. Wildlife Alliance has rescued over 200 civets from the illegal wildlife trade. However, the international demand remains high and we are seeing civets disappear [...]

Baby macaque rescued by Wildlife Alliance rangers

Rangers rescued an infant macaque from a poacher in the Cardamom Rainforest. The young monkey was stolen from the wild and from it's mother's care to be sold into the wildlife trade. After confiscating the monkey, Wildlife Alliance rangers [...]

Call for ban of snares – Dhole caught in snares graphic content

A simple brake cable for motorbikes can kill a tiger, a bear, even a young elephant in Southeast Asia. Local hunters use these ubiquitous wires to create snares – indiscriminate forest traps – that are crippling and killing Southeast Asia’s [...]