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Rangers ambush truck carrying illegal timber

Yesterday, Wildlife Alliance rangers from Osom and Roveang stations, in coordination with the Ministry of Environment, ambushed a truck carrying an inordinate amount of illegal timber. The truck that was carrying a enormous 19m3 of illegal timber, or 670 [...]

Almost 400 birds confiscated in raid

Wildlife Alliance’s Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) recently confiscated almost 400 birds being sold along National Road 5 in Kampong Chhnang Province. A shocking 365 dead weaver birds were found in the raids, along with 4 dead spotted doves [...]

5 ways you can help save rainforests in Asia

It’s too easy to get caught up in the bigger picture, thinking our actions as individuals do not have a role to play in helping to protect entire ecosystems, especially as large and complex as rainforests. Collectively though, our [...]

Monster’s Nursery Update Number 2!

The nursery is still very much bustling with babies! I am happy to say that the team has been working hard to release any animals that have grown strong enough to venture into the wild, including a beautiful spotted [...]

World Otter Day

On Wednesday the 27th of March we celebrate World Otter Day! Why, you might ask, would otters be so special that they get a day of celebration in their honour? Unfortunately, as with most things with a dedicated day [...]

Opinion | COVID-19 – a message from God or just plain common sense?

A Ministry of Environment - Wildlife Alliance ranger stands behind a burning pile of bushmeat seized from restaurants during raids in Koh Kong province. Opinion piece by Nick Marx, Wildlife Alliance's Director of Wildlife Rescue & Care [...]

Conserving Cambodia’s wildlife: the case for Endangered species breeding programs

A Critically Endangered Sunda pangolin rescued after loosing a leg to a snare gets its wound cleaned  with iodine by vets at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center. What is an ‘Endangered species’? We hear the term used all [...]

2020-04-27T04:17:31-04:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: In the News|0 Comments

Crocodiles rescued in Koh Kong province

After our Cardamom Rainforest Protection Program staff received information from an informant, Wildlife Alliance carried out a rescue on two crocodiles in Koh Kong province this morning. The crocodiles were taken from the Areng river in the Cardamom Mountains [...]

An Otter’s journey to freedom…

We’ve experienced the full range of emotions on our quest to reintroduce smooth-coated otters (Lutrogale perspicillata) into the forests surrounding the Angkor Temple Complex. They are one of three species of otters in Cambodia, found in a variety of [...]

Ivory and pangolins: The dark underbelly of Cambodia’s wildlife trade

A raid last month by Wildlife Alliance’s Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) exposed the dark underbelly of Cambodia’s illegal wildlife trade. After receiving a tipoff from the Wildlife Justice Commission, WRRT raided a carving factory suspected of holding illegal [...]

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