New Carbon Credit Deal will Protect the Southern Cardamom Rainforest

Wildlife Alliance and the Cambodian Ministry of Environment recently signed an agreement to develop and implement Cambodia’s largest REDD+ program in the Southern Cardamom National Park and Tatai Wildlife Sanctuary. The goal of REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and [...]

Ms. Suwanna Gauntlett met with H.E. Hun Manet to inaugurate 5 Schools and Health Center

Wildlife Alliance founder Ms. Suwanna Gauntlett met with H.E. Hun Manet to inaugurate five schools built by his Youth Team 157 and the health center built by Wildlife Alliance. On November 28, H.E. Hun Manet returned to Chhay Areng, where he donated 16 [...]

Could REDD help save an embattled forest in Cambodia?

  Mongabay's Rhett Butler interviews Wildlife Alliance's CEO, Suwanna Gauntlett, to discuss the future of Cambodia's Southern Cardamom Mountains. "We knew, that, if we allowed fragmentation, the forest would end up being reduced to islands surrounded by human development. [...]

Wildlife Alliance CEO, Suwanna Gauntlett, Key Note Speaker at Animal Rescue Event

  On Saturday, November 12, Wildlife Alliance founder and CEO, Suwanna Gauntlett, will be speaking at the Four Pillars Productions ‘Rescue Me!’ event in Toronto, Canada.  Suwanna will be speaking about wildlife trafficking and the daily perils of ending the [...]

Celebrating 10 Years of Zero Elephant Poaching

This year, Wildlife Alliance is celebrating ten years of zero elephant poaching in the Cardamom Rainforest.  This monumental achievement is a result of the direct protection Wildlife Alliance has provided.  In the early 2000s, the Cardamom Rainforest was a hotspot [...]

Upgraded Water Supply to Drought Stricken Village

The villagers of Sovanna Baitong, home of Wildlife Alliance’s Community Agriculture Development Project, have not had water in their reservoir since March due to Cambodia’s worst drought in 50 years.  Thankfully, the tides turned in late July when Mong Reththy [...]

CEO Met with H.E. Sao Sopheap, Director of the Environment Minister’s Cabinet

  This morning Wildlife Alliance Chief Executive Officer Suwanna Gauntlett and her team met with H.E. Sao Sopheap, Director of the Environment Minister’s Cabinet and his Department Directors, to plan next steps of our close cooperation on the protection of [...]

CEO Suwanna Gauntlett & Rhett Butler, Mongabay founder, Went Trekking

  CEO Suwanna Gauntlett wrote: "I was very honored to receive the visit of Rhett Butler, Mongabay founder and director, who came to trek with me for two days in the jungle of the Southern Cardamoms. I took him to [...]

Profits from Nature

I am Suwanna Gauntlett. I would like to share with you the challenges that I encounter in my job, protecting wildlife and rainforests in developing countries. I work in locations where action is needed the most, where wildlife is being [...]

World Day to Combat Desertification – June 17

Tomorrow, on June 17th, we celebrate World Day to Combat Desertification, a day for people worldwide to unite to counteract one of the greatest environmental issues we face.  Although very prevalent, the meaning of desertification is widely unknown.  Desertification [...]