Do you enjoy civet poop coffee?

Another civet was found dead in snares While on patrol, the Siamese Crocodile Station (Chhay Areng) rangers found a dead civet trapped in a snare. On the same day, the rangers collected 23 other snares from the forest. Snares are [...]

The rangers saved 2 civets from the Cruel Coffee Trade

This morning, the Green Peafowl Station (Sre Ambel) rangers saved two civets from the cruel Coffee Trade (stay tuned for their release). The wildlife  trafficker escaped by fleeing into the forest after throwing the bag containing the civets on the ground. [...]

Fresh pineapple for disastrous results

Chambak Patrol Station dismantled 87 traps specially design to catch one of the most coveted mammal. Chan Hong, the head ranger from Chambak Patrol Station said that the hunters are trapping the civets by tempting them with fresh pineapple and the [...]

CAP squad arrest. Civet rescued by Wildlife Alliance Rangers

Cardamom Rainforest anti-poaching squad This morning, 04.30AM a check point made by the Global Park Defense System anti-poaching squad. "We control all the motorbikes coming from O Chai area towards the community area Chi Path. At 07.12 AM one [...]

Forest Rangers Free Civet from Poacher’s Snare

Cardamom Mountains The Steung Proat Patrol Unit was traversing the forest on motor bikes and by foot when they found a live civet trapped in a snare.  Carefully, the rangers freed the civet from the poacher’s snare and found [...]

The scent of a Civet

  Large Indian civet Viverra zibetha occurs throughout mainland South East Asia into the Himalayan foothills of India and Nepal. As a characteristic species of the forest floor civets are disproportionately impacted by the pervasive snares – the silent killers [...]

Villager Entrusted Civet to Wildlife Alliance Ranger

On a patrol, ranger Rethy Sowath from Sre Ambel station rescued a civet from an elderly woman, who kept the common palm civet as a household pet.  "I educated her about wildlife law," said Sowath.  "Under the Cambodian law, it [...]

What You Need to Know about Civet Coffee

Kopi Luwak, the world’s most expensive coffee, has become an international sensation. This exotic coffee sells for $30-$100 per cup and $100-$600 per pound. Retailers of this coffee market it as a rare product sourced from wild civets’ feces. They claim [...]