In The News 2017-10-02T02:02:33+00:00

Wildlife Alliance – In the NEWS

2017 – Find articles about Wildlife Alliance’s conservation triumphs and efforts, as well as other press mentions.

Farmers Seek Help Against Elephants July 5, 2017 – Khmer Times

Black Bear Taken in by Phnom Tamao Centre July 3, 2017 – The Phnom Penh Post

Found in Cambodia: Clutch of Eggs From One of the World’s Most Endangered Crocodiles June 28, 2017 – CTV News

Cambodian Refuge Gives Tourists a Glimpse of the Wildlife Trade June 20, 2017 – Gulf Times

Wildlife Bust Nets Over 600kgs June 16, 2017 – Phnom Penh Post

How Cambodia’s Record Deforestation is Driving Crippling Drought June 7, 2017 – Southeast Asia Globe

On the brink: pangolins in peril June 2, 2017 – The Phnom Penh Post

Survey Shows Fishing Cat Still on the Prowl June 1, 2017 – Khmer Times

Illegal Meat Confiscated May 11, 2017 – Khmer Times

Forests Cleared in Koh Kong Protected Areas April 28, 2017 – The Phnom Penh Post

Wildlife Meat Trade Rampant April 27, 2017 – The Phnom Penh Post

This Orphaned Animal Is The Smallest Of Her Kind That Rescuers Have Ever Seen April 27, 2017 – The Holidog Times

Wildlife Trade has Moved to Instagram, Say Jakarta Police April 5, 2017 – The Nation

Community Rallies To Free Elephant Herd Trapped In Muddy Bomb Crater April 1, 2017 – The Huffington Post

Eleven Elephants Rescued from US Bomb Crater in Mondulkiri March 27, 2017 – Cambodia Daily

Endangered Wild Elephants Rescued from Hole Left in Ground from US Bombing March 25, 2017 – One News Now

11 Endangered Wild Elephants Rescued from Mud in Cambodia March 25, 2017 – 680 News

Endangered Wild Elephant in Cambodia Electrocuted to Death March 24, 2017 – Nature World News

Elephant Electrocuted by High-Tension Line in Herd’s Path March 22, 2017 – Cambodia Daily

A Day in Photos March 22, 2017 – Bangkok Post

Endangered Elephant Electrocuted by Power Pole in Cambodia March 22, 2017 – Belfast Telegraph

Timber Busts Made in Koh Kong, Mondulkiri Forests March 22, 2017 – The Phnom Penh Post

The Best Day Trips from Phnom Penh, Cambodia March 10, 2017 – The Culture Trip

Reptiles and civets saved in seizure February 27, 2017 – The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia Leaves You With Magical Memories February 22, 2017 – Manchester Evening News

Bay Area Artist Presents First Solo Exhibit of Modern Urban & Natural Landscape Paintings to Benefit Forest and Wildlife Preservation February 22, 2017 – Broadway World

Six of the Best Wildlife-Spotting Locations in South and Southeast Asia February 21, 2017 – South China Morning Post

Cardamoms in Power’s Path February 20, 2017 – The Phnom Penh Post

Raid Seizes 100kg of Wild Animal Meat February 16, 2017 – The Phnom Penh Post

Almost 200kg of Bushmeat Seized February 15, 2017 – Khmer Times

Reversing “Empty Forest Syndrome” in Southeast Asia February 8, 2017 – National Geographic

5 Best Spots for Hiking Trails in Cambodia February 7, 2017 – The Culture Trip

Protecting Elephants February 4, 2017 – AsiaLIFE Magazine

Snares Threaten Cambodian Wildlife With ‘Extinction Crisis’ January 27, 2017 – The Cambodia Daily

Increased Use of Snares in Southeast Asia Driving Extinction Crisis, Scientists Warn January 25, 2017 – Mongabay

Carbon-Credit Conservation Deal Reached for Cardamoms January 25, 2017 – The Cambodia Daily

Carbon Deal a Windfall for Wildlife January 24, 2017 – Khmer Times

Cambodian Photographer Teaches About Wildlife January 24, 2017 – Learning English

Cambodia partners with Wildlife Alliance to prepare Southern Cardamom Mountain REDD + project January 24, 2017 – Xinhua News Agency

No Wood, But Permit in Protected Area Extended January 24, 2017 – The Cambodia Daily

Pangolins, Guar Rescued January 23, 2017 – The Phnom Penh Post

Patrollers Stop Group Found Clearing in Oral January 16, 2017 – The Phnom Penh Post

Photographer, Nature Lover Seeks to Change Attitudes to Wildlife January 12, 2017 – VOA Cambodia

Takeo Zoo Animals Get a New Home in Siem Reap January 11, 2017 – The Phnom Penh Post

Rare Cat Population to Give Creature Comfort January 4, 2017 – Khmer Times

China’s Ban on Ivory Puts Focus on Japan, Thailand January 3, 2017 – Info-Europa

2016 – Find articles about Wildlife Alliance’s conservation triumphs and efforts, as well as other press mentions.

Conservationists Concerned as Code Allows Wildlife Farming December 28, 2016 – The Cambodia Daily

Ivory importer at large as another two tons intercepted December 23, 2016 – The Cambodia Daily

News of the Day from around the world December 23, 2016 – SF Gate

World Digest: Dec. 22, 2016 December 22, 2016 – The Washington Post

Cambodia seizes huge haul of ivory and animal parts December 22, 2016 – Daily Mail

Seized logs held more than a ton of ivory December 22, 2016 – Cambodia Daily

Cambodia seizes ivory, cheetah bones shipped from Mozambique December 21, 2016 – The Boston Globe

Cambodia seizes ivory, cheetah skulls shipped from Africa December 21, 2016 – Associated Press

Surgeries Give Villagers Hope December 20, 2016 – Khmer Times

Ivory, pangolin scales seized at PP Dry Port December 19, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Bush meat confiscated in Stung Treng December 8, 2016 – Khmer Times

Every animal deserves a second chance December 1, 2016 – Cambodia Daily

Into the Wild November 2016 – Fah Thai Magazine

Wildlife trade fight needs community November 15, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Wildlife seized in two busts November 15, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Two fined for holding illegal meat November 7, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Joelle Provost announces Art of our Modern Landscape, paintings inspired by the environmental crisis November 3, 2016 – Baystreet

Rhino horn valued at up to $7 million seized at airport November 3, 2016 – The Cambodia Daily

Rhinoceros horn seized at Phnom Penh airport November 2, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Could REDD help save an embattled forest in Cambodia? October 28, 2016 – Mongabay.com

Call of the Wild October 23, 2016 – TTG Asia

Live civets seized in Cambodia en route to Vietnam October 21, 2016 – VN Express

Shipment of live civets seized en route to Vietnam October 21, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Meat seized: sellers flee from Stung Treng market October 13, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

New pangolin protections announced September 29, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

What Did Survivor Finalist Tai Trang Do With His Gift From Sia September 28, 2016 – CBS

Snakes and Tortoises Rescued September 16, 2016 – The Khmer Times

Government pledges thirty percent boost in forest rangers by 2017 August 25, 2016 – The Cambodia Daily

RCAF stripping timber from Oral Wildlife Sanctuary August 17, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia rangers take on villagers in forest war August 12, 2016 – Channel News Asia

Wildlife Alliance celebrates zero poaching August 12, 2016 – Khmer Times

Falsified permits are fuelling global illegal wildlife trade July 29, 2016 – The Star

Poachers beware: Cambodia’s wildlife has a passionate defender July 25, 2016 – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

App aims to sop poachers in their tracks July 21, 2016 – Khmer Times

WildScan: Wildlife identification app launched in Cambodia to stop illegal trading July 16, 2016 – Tech Wire Asia

Endangered wildlife app released in Khmer July 16, 2016 – The Cambodia Daily

Endangered gibbon born at Angkor Wat July 11, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia declares new national park, plans to reintroduce tigers June 1, 2016 – Mongabay.com

Animals destined for Phnom Penh rescued in Koh Kong May 25, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Meet ‘Chhouk’ – An elephant with a prosthetic foot – Video May 21, 2016 – BBC Travel

Cambodia’s Lifeline for Injured Animals – Video May 21, 2016 – BBC Travel

Illegal game seized in Ratanakiri May 10, 2016 – Khmer Times

Cambodia to search its jungles for tigers before import from India May 7, 2016 – Business Standard

Endangered animals freed by police May 4, 2016 – Khmer Times

It’s official: Tigers now extinct in Cambodia as groups scramble to reintroduce the species April 30, 2016 – EnviroNews

Where to visit and learn about protected wildlife in Southeast Asia April 25, 2016 – AsiaOne Travel

Wildlife children’s book: Jordan & Justine’s Weekend Adventures helps fund Wildlife Alliance in 2016 April 22, 2016 – PR Underground

Dozens of illegal kilns destroyed in Koh Kong April 18, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Charges laid against sambar deer hunter April 11, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Tiger populations are up for the first time in in 100 years April 10, 2016 – Buzzfeed News

Cambodia’s tigers are extinct. Will Malaysia be next? Not if we act. April 10, 2016 – Clean Malaysia

Experts say poaching up ahead of New Year April 8, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Kingdom approves plan to to reintroduce tigers April 7, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Tigers Declared ‘Functionally Extinct’ in Cambodia April 6, 2016 – Discovery News

Tigers declared extinct in Cambodia April 6, 2016 – The Guardian

Cambodia to repopulate forests with tigers from abroad April 6, 2016 – San Francisco Chronicle

Why you shouldn’t drink civet-poop coffee March 22, 2016 – NY Daily News

It’s time to put down the civet-poop coffee March 21, 2016 – USA Today

It’s time to put down the civet-poop coffee March 21, 2016 – GlobalPost

Four briefly held in Kampong Chhnang over wildlife smuggling February 29, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Coffee trade kills civets February 22, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Wild animals, illegal meat seized in raids February 10, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

Ferrets, monitor lizards among game seized in raid February 3, 2016 – Khmer Times

Alleged Tbong Khmum Duck Smuggler Raided February 3, 2016 – The Phnom Penh Post

2015 – Find articles about Wildlife Alliance’s conservation triumphs and efforts, as well as other press mentions.

Wild things return to Angkor Wat November 24, 2015 – The Guardian

Experts Strategize on Wildlife Reintroduction October 27, 2015 – The Cambodia Daily

Pangolin Among Wild Animals Seized by WA October 23, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Wildlife Smuggler Arrested October 7, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Two Men Arrested for Illegally Transporting Turtles October 5, 2015 – The Cambodia Daily

VN Teens Busted with Endangered Animals October 5, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Fears over zoo swap August 27, 2015 – Phnom Penh Post

Authorities Release Pair of Rare Gibbons Near Famed Temples August 13, 2015 – VOA Khmer

Cambodia makes progress curbing bear trade August 5, 2015 – VOA Khmer

Soldier was ‘trading timber’ August 3, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Deer headed to Angkor July 24, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Illegal Poacher Fined July 22, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

No Action on Standoff Claim July 8, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Trunk artist’s lucky escape June 13, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

My Phnom Penh: Michael ‘Big Mike’ HSU June 6, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Wildlife Smugglers Snared, Parts Confiscated June 4, 2015 – The Cambodia Daily

Wildlife crimes page offers critters hope June 1, 2015 – Phnom Penh Post

Sick elephant produces paintings to pay for care May 16, 2015 – NBC News

Lucky the elephant’s paintings raise money for her own medical treatment May 15, 2015 – The Today Show

Police seize wildlife meat and rescue birds May 7, 2015- The Cambodia Daily

Illegal wildlife seized May 7, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Police seize wildlife meat in market raid May 6, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Medium, rare or at risk? May 5, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Leopard cat not pets, conservationists say May 5, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Birds, snakes seized April 20, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

Protection of Wildlife: Successes and Challenges April 6, 2015 – BFM: The Business Radio Station

Taking a Stand Against Illegal Wildlife Trade April 3, 2015 – The Star

Unarmed Rangers Useless to Helpless Wildlife: Expert April 2, 2015 – Daily Express

Malaysian Rangers Need ‘Guns and Decent Salary’ March 30, 2015 – Asia One: Malaysia

Demand for Exotic Animals Pushing Endangered Species to Early Extinction March 27, 2015 – Astro Awani

Governments to discuss illegal wildlife trade as poaching soars March 23, 2015 – Deutsche Welle: Global Ideas

An Alliance Against Wildlife Trafficking March 3, 2015 – Deutsche Welle: Global Ideas

Hundreds go Wild for Life at anti-trafficking concert February 3, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Post

2014 – Find articles about Wildlife Alliance’s conservation triumphs and efforts, as well as other press mentions.

The ‘re-wilding’ of Angkor Wat December 29, 2014 – The New Zealand Herald

Wildlife returning to one of the planet’s greatest historical sites December 29, 2014 – RedOrbit

The Englishman returning wildlife to Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple complex December 28, 2014 – The Independent

Seeking to Cultivate Young Cambodian Leaders December 18, 2014 – Voice of America

Success Seizing Trafficked Animals Leads to New Problem November 7, 2014 – Voice of America

Bear-Cub Rescues Lift Tally to Nine in 2014 November 7, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

Shop of Horrors: Wildlife workers find slow lorises, snakes, embalmed for traditional medicine November 6, 2014 – Earth Touch News Network

‘Medicine’ Shop Raided November 3, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

Notes from the Ursine Underworld October 28, 2014 – Foreign Policy

Truck Full of Rosewood Seized October 16, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

Why Cambodia leads the way in rescuing captive bears October 13, 2014 – CNN

Chinese Chamber of Commerce at Heart of Wildlife Trafficking Route October 10, 2014 – Wildlife News UK

Wildlife Cache Found in Chinese Chamber of Commerce Office October 7, 2014 – The Cambodia Daily

A Stay-at-Home Getaway in Koh Kong’s Forests September 20, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

Gibbon, Big Cat Rescued in July Raids September 16, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

Plan to Bring Jungle Beast Back September 13, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

The Greener Side of Cambodia August 28, 2014 – Today Online

Trafficking Figures ‘Staggering’ August 25, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

Parts of 2800 Bears Seized in Asia over a 12-year Period August 22, 2014 – TRAFFIC – Asia

Wildlife Trade Endangering Cambodia June 24, 2014 – Voice of America: Khmer

Living on a Dwindling Trade June 17, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

Black Bears Found in Home Raid May 29, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia Makes Record Bust in Smuggled Ivory May 10, 2014 – World Bulletin

Python Peddler Arrested April 7, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

Smugglers’ Boats Sink in Timber Chase April 3, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

Python Skin Origins Unclear April 2, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Post

Illegal Ivory a Sign Cambodia Is New Transit Point March 25, 2014 – The Cambodia Daily

2013 – Find articles about Wildlife Alliance’s conservation triumphs and efforts, as well as other press mentions.

Angkor Wat’s Newest Residents December 18, 2013 – The Phnom Penh Post

Gibbons Return to Angkor December 13, 2013 – The Phnom Penh Post

Gibbons to Be Reintroduced to Angkor Forest December 12, 2013 – The Cambodia Daily

Animal Trade Down? November 27, 2013 – The Phnom Penh Post

Disorderly Bear Discharged June 7, 2013 – The Phnom Penh Post

NGO Tackles Wildlife Trafficking at Airports with Ads, Exhibition June 2, 2013 – The Cambodia Daily

NGO Finds Wood Smuggler’s Notebook Naming Officials May 26, 2013 – The Cambodia Daily

Restaurant Chain Funds Animal Conservation May 8, 2013 – Houston Chronicle

Raiding the Dark Animal Underbelly of Wildlife Trafficking April 19, 2013 – WA Today

Cambodia Force Targets Wildlife Trafficking March 13, 2013 – Aljazeera

Rare sun bears found abandoned in Cambodia factory February 22, 2013 – Agence France-Presse

Two sun bears rescued from Cambodian factory February 22, 2013 – Times Live

Sun Bears Found in Garment Factory February 21, 2013 – The Phnom Penh Post

Injured Golden Jackal Rescued in Phnom Penh January 30, 2013 – The Phnom Penh Post

2012 – Find articles about Wildlife Alliance’s conservation triumphs and efforts, as well as other press mentions.

In a Future Life, Hun Sen Vows to Defend Koh Kong’s Forest December 18, 2012 – Cambodia Daily

Wildlife Trafficking Can’t be Eradicated Just by ‘Nice, Nice’ Campaigns December 16, 2012 – Earth Island Journal

Why the Ivory Problem Requires Dealing with Supply, Not Demand October 29, 2012 – Forbes

Chi Phat Community-Based Ecotourism: From Poaching to Changing Lives October 24, 2012 – Responsible Tourism Initiative

Coffins of Chi Phat October 12, 2012 – Phnom Penh Post

Suwanna Gauntlett Interview with Boyd Matson September 30, 2012 – National Geographic Radio Weekend

Menacing Elephant Captured in Cambodia September 22, 2012 – Sky News Australia

Why one man is risking his life to save Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains September 16, 2012 – The Toronto Star

Hunters and Hunted (text not available online) September 10, 2012 – Southeast Asia Globe Magazine

11 Wildlife Organizations You Should Know September 7, 2012 – Goodnet.org

Destructive elephant relocated to zoo August 29, 2012 – UPI

Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains, full of secrets August 10, 2012 – Washington Post

In Cambodia’s remote southwest, a village revived through tourism July 15, 2012 – Boston Globe

App Designed to Fight Wildlife Crime in Cambodia May 8, 2012 – Mongabay.com

Reaching Across the Globe: The Story of Chhouk April 5, 2012 – SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment: Inside Conservation

Illegal Wildlife Freed March 30, 2012 – Phnom Penh Post

2011 – Find articles about Wildlife Alliance’s conservation triumphs and efforts, as well as other press mentions.

Floating Zoo’s Former Residents Back to Wild December 15, 2011 – Phnom Penh Post

Elephants Roaming Closer to Villages November 9, 2011 – Phnom Penh Post

Rare Cub Rescued from Soldier October 7, 2011 – Phnom Penh Post

The Story of Chhouk, the Baby Elephant with a Prosthetic Foot September 14, 2011 – The Atlantic

Cambodia’s Reforestation Project Works to Reverse Decades of Damage September 14, 2011 – The Atlantic

Lend Me Your Hand… September 10, 2011 – The Cambodian Chapter

Bird Flu Deaths in Asia Prompt Call for Scrutiny August 30, 2011 – Reuters

Climate Change to Hit Rural Poor August 30, 2011 – Phnom Penh Post

UN Warns of Mutant Strain of Bird Flu Virus August 29, 2011 – Al Jazeera

Cambodian Sand Dredging Threatens Environment, Ecotourism Industry August 22, 2011 – Huffington Post

Unveiling Trapeang Rung August 11, 2011 – Andy’s Cambodia

Villagers Struggle in Face Of Chinese Tourism Project (text not available online) July 26, 2011 – The Cambodia Daily

Adventurous Grassroots Journeys at Chi Phat July 10, 2011 – Mekong Responsible Tourism

Cambodia urged to stop sand dredging operations July 1, 2011 – ABC Radio Australia

Ecological Tourism Development in Chi Phat, Cambodia June 29, 2011 – The New Security Beat

Scale of Dredging Revealed June 24, 2011 – Phnom Penh Post

Dengue Fever Turning Up the Heat at Black Cat June 17, 2011 – Washington Post

Bears Clawing Back to Health June 17, 2011 – Phnom Penh Post

Chi Phat Ecotourism Strengthening in Koh Kong Province (text not available online) June 4-5, 2011 – Koh Santepheap Daily

Forest Hero: Suwanna Gauntlett June 4, 2011 – Green Blog Emerald

Traditional Chinese medicine trade takes toll on Indonesia’s geckos  June 1, 2011 – Mongabay.com

Two birds are better than one May 27, 2011 – Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia’s wildlife pioneer: Saving species and places in Southeast Asia’s last forest May 11, 2011 – Mongabay.com

Responsible Travel and Elephants May 11, 2011 – All Points East Travelblog

Over a Thousand Geckos Freed From Criminal Taxi May 8, 2011 – Mongabay.com

Waging War on Wildlife Poachers May 4, 2011 – Asia Life: Cambodia

The Wildlife: Wildlife Rescue in Cambodia May 2, 2011 – WOMM-LP, The Radiator, 105.9 FM in Burlington, VT

Kampot Zoo Animals Treated April 28, 2011 – Phnom Penh Post

Elephant Walk April 25, 2011 – ABC Australia

Animals Rescued in Bust April 13, 2011 – Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian Forest Group Targets Australian Firm (Audio and Transcript) April 12, 2011 – Radio Australia: Connect Asia

Costello Linked to Environmental Controversy (Video and Transcript) April 11, 2011 – Lateline: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Costello Linked to Controversial Banana Project April 11, 2011 – ABC Online

Titanium Terminator April 11, 2011 – Phnom Penh Post

Protecting Wildlife in Cambodia March 21, 2011 – WOMM-LP, The Radiator, 105.9 FM in Burlington, VT

In Cambodia, Koh Kong Emerges as Eco-Tourism Destination March 5, 2011 – New York Times

Coast on the Cusp March 5, 2011 – Sydney Morning Herald

Cambodia approves titanium mine in ‘world’s most threatened forest’ February 15, 2011 – Mongabay.com

Water beds: a luxury ecolodge in the Cambodian rainforest February 12, 2011 – The Guardian

CDC to Meet on Koh Kong Concession February 8, 2011 – Phnom Penh Post

Conservationists hope to avoid teenage kicks over elephant’s false leg January 5, 2011 – The Guardian

2010 – Find articles about Wildlife Alliance’s conservation triumphs and efforts, as well as other press mentions.

Bringing Cambodia Back from the Brink: Audio Interview with Suwanna Gauntlett December 12, 2010 – The New Security Beat, Woodrow Wilson Center

Wild Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation in Cambodia November 6, 2010 – The Animal House, WAMU

Secret titanium mine threatens Cambodia’s most untouched forest September 1, 2010 – Mongabay.com

Cambodia launches unit to tackle wildlife trafficking August 13, 2010 – CAWT

How a plastic leg returned an elephant to full health July 9, 2010 – BBC