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 mTroset. Troset (non luxury timber) is used mainly for furniture.

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Ministry of Environment officers fined the driver with 1,500,000.00 Riel the equivalent of 375 US dollars.

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 real-time, to monitor and intercept illegal activities inside the protected area.

Read more about how Technology is changing the nature of conservation.

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