Cardamom Protection Program

Does STIHL know where their chainsaws are?

Agriculture expansion, land grabbing and the high demand  for construction timber are endangering the future of our forests. In Cambodia, Wildlife Alliance rangers are constantly patrolling one of the last unfragmented rainforest in South-East Asia. [...]

Pangolin Station (Stung Proat) – chainsaw, animal traps and bird nets

While on patrol Pangolin Station (Stung Proat) confiscated one chainsaw, dismantle and collected 68 snares and 20 meters of bird nets. Pangolin Station (Stung Proat) One of Wildlife Alliance’s original stations (est. 2002), the Pangolin Station (Stung Proat station) opened [...]

Huge Python rescued from villager house

Nine kilograms Python released back into the wild A nine kilogram python was rescued from inside a house in Chi Phat village. The homeowner found the snake hiding under his house. He immediately informed Wildlife Alliance's GPDS (Global [...]

Softshell Turtle released back into the wild

Rangers from the Siamese Crocodile station saved an Asiatic softshell turtle from the illegal wildlife trade. The Softshell turtle is now classified as “Vulnerable” to extinction on the IUCN Red List. Unfortunately, little research has been done on this species and it is not known how [...]

Leopard Cat rescue – VIDEO

A Leopard Cat along with six turtles, was rescued by Wildlife Alliance rangers and released back into the wild! After rescuing the animals, protected under Cambodian law, the rangers from the Green Peafowl released them back into the protected Cardamom Rainforest. Leopard [...]

Clouded Leopard caught on camera

Our goal is to restore wild populations and ensure that wild animals stay in the wild.  We are documenting the recovery of wildlife species in the Cardamom Mountain Range (Cambodia’s largest tropical rainforest) that we have been protecting for [...]

Illegal timber transportation caught on camera

GPDS (Global Park Defence System) respond to an trail camera alert 02:24 AM. The rangers intercepted the motorbike carrying 0.7 m3 Troset. Troset (non luxury timber) is used mainly for furniture. Ministry of Environment [...]

Anti-Poaching – the silent war

From the eyes of a poacher, hunting wildlife by snares is cheap, easy, and nearly impossible to get caught. They can set hundreds of traps in a day, leave for a few days, and come back to see discover [...]

Luxury Timber logging Cambodia

Luxury timber is confiscated by Wildlife Alliance rangers patrolling the Cardamom Rainforest. The massive demand for luxury timber furniture from Thnung across South-East Asia is driving the illegal logging in these forests. The effective way to deter this is [...]

The rangers saved an Asiatic softshell turtle

Rangers from the Green Peafowl Station saved an Asiatic softshell turtle from the illegal wildlife trade. While on patrol, the team intercepted a motorbike close to Sre Ambel village. Upon seeing the Wildlife Alliance rangers, the driver dropped the [...]