Snares – either metal or rope – are indiscriminately killing wildlife across Southeast Asia, from elephants to mouse deer. The problem has become so bad that scientists are referring to protected areas in the region as “empty forests.” [...]
Siamese Crocodile station (Chhay Areng) patrol unit went on night patrol deep in the heart of the Cardamom Mountain. The rangers found an abandoned camp and one critically endangered pangolin hidden in a plastic bag. The hunter's camp was dismantled, the [...]
Sun Bear patrol Station (Veal Pi) collected 135 animal traps. The team spent two nights and three days in the forest in order to reach remote areas known for snaring.
Sun Bear Station removed 150 animal traps from the forest floor. The snares are made of rope or metal. The thickness and the strength depends on the targeted animal. To build them it's a fast [...]
The Asian Elephant Station (Trapeang Rung station) rangers dismantled 80 animals traps from the forest floor. The Cardamom Rainforest Landscape, where these rangers patrol, is home to more than 50 IUCN red-listed species, all of which are at risk of [...]
While on long patrol, the rangers from Sre Ambel patrol station encountered a group of villagers from Phnom Thmey village with their two wheel tractor stuck in the sand. The rangers helped the villagers to push the tractor out. [...]