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From a poacher’s grip back into the wild; five Vulnerable turtles are rescued by rangers

Five black marsh turtles (Siebenrockiella crassicollis) escaped their fate of ending up in a restaurant when Wildlife Alliance rangers intercepted a poacher transporting them out of the Cardamom Rainforest. Black marsh turtles are classified as Vulnerable on the IUCN [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Rangers free bird from hunter’s snare

On October 17, rangers from the Sun Bear (Veal Pi) Station rescued an Asian koel from a hunter’s bird net. These plastic “walls of death” indiscriminately trap not only many bird species, but also mammals including pangolins, civets, boars, [...]

GPDS Anti-Poaching Unit fast intervention

The 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 [...]

Technology is saving endangered species from poachers

June 21, 2018 – The GPDS (Global Park Defense System) rangers woke to an alert at 2:22 AM from a motion detecting trail camera. The camera hidden in the forest sent a real-time photo of one person on a [...]

1 Patrol. 150 Snares. Evidence of a Conservation Crisis.

It has been called a crisis by experts across conservation the field and a day’s patrol with Wildlife Alliance rangers proves no different. On a single patrol, rangers from the Veal Pi station removed 150 snares from the [...]

Dead porcupine seized and incinerated

GPDS Anti-poaching squad captured and incinerated one dead porcupine. The poachers escaped throwing the bag on the ground. Cardamom Protection Program  Video - Support our rangers DONATE [...]