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Luxury timber Dealer detained

For two nights, rangers from Wildlife Alliance's Roveang Patrol Station monitored and kept a house that was suspected of sheltering luxury timer under surveillance. In the early morning hours of September 26, the rangers surrounded and raided  the house [...]

In the Northern Cardamoms

The last fortnight has been incredibly busy for our rangers at our new station, Roveang Station, in the Northern Cardamoms. Our hardworking rangers ensured that 6 offenders trying to illegally grab forestland inside the Protected Area were sent to [...]

Our rangers rescued a Critically Endangered pangolin from a poacher

Our rangers rescued a Critically Endangered pangolin from a poacher. After receiving a tip from an informant, the rangers intercepted the poacher on a motorbike. Upon inspecting the bike, the rangers found a Sunda pangolin under the seat. The pangolin [...]

World Ranger Day: Don’t let these conservation heroes fight alone

World Ranger Day celebrated at Wildlife Alliance on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Southeast Asia is at the epicenter of the global extinction crisis and threats are on the rise. Without rangers, there [...]

Crackdown on illegal logging and poaching

Wildlife Alliance's Green Peafowl Station (Sre Ambel) conducted another successful deep forest patrol. The team worked three nights and four days in the heart of Cardamom Mountains and confiscated thirteen illegal chainsaws used for illegal logging, a homemade gun used for illegal hunting and dismantled [...]

Motorbike fleet and more than half a tonne of luxury timber sized by rangers

More than half a tonne of Rosewood luxury timber and nine motorcycles were seized by Wildlife Alliance forest guards in O'Som Commune, Pursat Province. The evidence was confiscated as state property and stored in one of the eight well [...]

Thnong – Commercial Grade-Cambodia : Luxury

Wildlife Alliance rangers confiscated 0.15 m3 (Thnong), a man was detained. Thnong - (Pterocarpus macrocarpus) Commercial Grade-Cambodia : Luxury Dr. Thomas Gray on Luxury timber Uses: This species is used in making luxury furniture, cabinetwork, art handicrafts, [...]

Mountain imperial pigeons rescued from poacher’s net

Rangers from the Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) saved and released two Mountain imperial pigeons (Ducula badia) that were trapped in a poacher's bird net in the Cardamom Rainforest. After freeing the birds, the rangers dismantled the trapping system and [...]

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 [...]

Wildlife Alliance rangers dismantle hunting nets

Wildlife Alliance rangers dismantle and collected 50 matters of hunting nets and confiscated one chainsaw used in illegal logging. The logger dropped the chainsaw and abandoned his camp before our rangers reached the site. [...]