Wildlife Alliance General Newsletter

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 [...]

A motley troop of rescued macaques were released into the wild

A motley troop of rescued macaques were released into the wild! The monkeys were introduced to each other and bonded at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center in Cambodia. The monkeys were all rescued from the illegal wildlife trade or [...]

2018-08-30T13:31:18+00:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: Cardamom Protection, Illegal Wildlife Trade, Newsletter|

Dhole (Asiatic Wild Dog) rescued from a lethal snare

While on patrol, Wildlife Alliance's Gibbon Ranger Station (Koh Pao) found and dismantled 68 snares from the protected rainforest floor. While searching for more illegal snares the rangers heard yelping from a frightened animal. They soon discovered the sounds [...]

Furniture shop illegally selling endangered wildlife parts

The Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) searched a furniture shop in Cambodia’s capital after obtaining a warrant. Inside, they found the horns of Endangered and Vulnerable animals mounted on wood heads and nearly 100 feathers from endangered green peafowls. [...]

Conservation Turned to Relief Efforts

Relentless heavy rains this week caused massive flooding throughout much of western Cambodia. The village of Chi Phat, which Wildlife Alliance helps support through a community-based ecotourism program, was completely submerged in water, affecting 200 families. Wildlife Alliance Rangers [...]

Sambar deer successfully released into the Cardamom Rainforest

A small herd of sambar deer made up of a male and two females were released into the Cardamom Rainforest. Each of the three deer came to the Wildlife Release Station (WRS) from different backgrounds but were rehabilitated and [...]

Crack down on the illegal luxury timber trade in Southeast Asia

Green Peafowl Station (Sre Ambel) is en route to conduct special intervention operations to crack down on the illegal luxury timber trade. After hours of reconnaissance two individuals were apprehended and tried for the illegal international trade of luxury [...]

WRRT confiscates 381 lbs (173 kg) of wildlife meat from market

The Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) traveled to the northeast province of Ratanakiri to investigate a local market reputed to sell bushmeat. With information about a vendor selling wildlife meat behind beef, the team ambushed the market from two [...]

Technology is saving endangered species from poachers

June 21, 2018 – The GPDS (Global Park Defense System) rangers woke to an alert at 2:22 AM from a motion detecting trail camera. The camera hidden in the forest sent a real-time photo of one person on a [...]