Cardamom Protection Program

Wildlife rescued after near suffocation in poacher’s plastic container

To intercept any poachers or illegal loggers leaving the protected landscape, rangers from the Green Peafowl Station (Sre Ambel) set up a vehicle checkpoint on a main road leading out of the Southern Cardamom National Park. One of the [...]

Rangers rescue the smallest deer in the world from a poacher

Rangers rescued the smallest deer in the world from a poacher The Cardamom Rainforest Landscape forms part of a global biodiversity hotspot and hosts over 50 IUCN threatened species. Because it is so rich with biodiversity, it is a [...]

Logger caught on camera

GPDS (Global Park Defence System)rangers responded to a trail camera alert at 07:04 PM. The rangers intercepted a motorbike but the logger escaped abandoning his chainsaw. The Global Park Defense System (GPDS) team, funded by Global Conservation, is a specialized [...]

Construction Timber seized

Clouded Leopard station (Chambak) seized 6 oxcarts carrying 3.5 m3 construction timber. The oxcarts were abandoned before our rangers reached in the area. The Clouded Leopard Station (Chambak station) was opened in 2010 in an effort to combat illegal land grabbing and logging. [...]

Slow loris released after 10 months of rehabilitation

One of the most rewarding parts of our jobs at Wildlife Alliance is witnessing the entire process of rehabilitating animals we rescue from the illegal wildlife trade. To combat some of the greatest conservation issues facing wildlife, we crack [...]

Slow loris rescued from a poacher’s snare

Slow loris rescued from the illegal wildlife trade Many species are hunted for their use in traditional medicine, but the most common mammal used in the traditional Khmer practice seems to be the slow loris. In addition to their [...]

A truck carrying illegal precious timber seized

A truck carrying 3,307 m3 of precious timber (Thnong) was confiscated by Wildlife Alliance rangers. The driver abandoned his truck and disappeared inside the forest. The rangers confiscated the truck and precious timber as state property. Ministry of Environment officers opened [...]

Wildlife Alliance – Committed to combating wildlife crime

Another successful long patrol made by Wildlife Alliance Green Peafowl Station (Sre Ambel), the teams worked 3 nights and 4 days in the heart of Cardamom Mountains. The team confiscated 6 illegal chainsaws used for illegal logging, 3 homemade guns used for [...]

Civet rescued from the Kopi Luwak coffee industry

Kopi Luwak coffee victim - Another civet was found in snares While on patrol, rangers from the Siamese Crocodile Station (Chhay Areng) found a live civet trapped in a snare. On the same day, the rangers collected 128 other snares [...]

Anti-poaching team saves two monkeys from the illegal wildlife trade

The Global Park Defense System (GPDS) anti-poaching team saved two monkeys from the illegal wildlife trade. The poacher was caught on one of the trail cameras installed inside the park. These cameras are strategically placed within the protected area [...]