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From wildlife traders to the wild: the journey of two parakeets rescued from the illegal pet trade

The circle is complete and two grey-headed parakeets (Psittacula finschii) rescued from the illegal pet trade have been released back into the wild! These Near Threatened birds were rescued by our counter wildlife trafficking unit, the Wildlife Rapid Rescue [...]

Homemade gun

Homemade guns are popular among the poachers in Cambodia, used in illegal hunting and sometimes against our Rangers. This morning, during a patrol inside the Cardamom Forest, our Rangers from Green Peafowl station (Sre Ambel) confiscated a homemade gun. The [...]

Gibbon Station rangers’ deep wilderness patrol

While on a deep wilderness patrol, Wildlife Alliance rangers from the Gibbon Station collected 85 wildlife snares and confiscated 2 chainsaws used for illegal logging. Strategically located at the intersection of two major rivers, the [...]

Letter from the conservation front line

Conservation concessions to avert the South East Asian biodiversity crisis? Lessons from Cambodia

Henry Golding, about Kopi Luwak coffee victims

Henry Ewan Golding (born 5 February 1987) is a British-Malaysian actor, model and television host who has been a presenter on BBC's The Travel Show since 2014. He is best known for his role as Nick Young in Crazy Rich Asians and Sean Townsend in Paul Feig's thriller A Simple [...]

Snares, the silent killer

Snares are one of the simplest but most effective hunting techniques practiced in the tropics and home-made wire or cable snares are the predominant form of hunting across large areas of Southeast Asia. The equipment involved is affordable and [...]

Logger caught on camera

GPDS (Global Park Defence System)rangers responded to a trail camera alert at 07:04 PM. The rangers intercepted a motorbike but the logger escaped abandoning his chainsaw. The Global Park Defense System (GPDS) team, funded by Global Conservation, is a specialized [...]

Pangolin rescued from restaurant prepared for return to the wild!

One evening in April, Wildlife Alliance received a call from animal advocate and rescuer Yulia Khouri of Animal Mama. A Critically Endangered Sunda pangolin had just been brought to her veterinary offices after being rescued from a Chinese restaurant [...]

Drones used in Conservation

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 drones and trail cameras in the forest that send pictures and videos to the rangers in real-time, to monitor [...]

Intervention, a waste of time?

“…dangerous work...” We work hard and we are proud of our achievements, usually feeling we do a pretty good job. Wildlife can be subjected to extreme cruelty, situations are often difficult and dangerous and no‐one shirks what [...]