Lethal Traps dismantled by our Forest Guards

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.” [...]

Man arrested for smuggling luxury timber

While on patrol, the Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) rangers ambushed a boat carrying rosewood. One man was arrested. The boat and timber were confiscated. Four of the men jumped ship and swam across the river. Rosewood is the [...]

Critically endangered pangolin saved by rangers

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 [...]

Abandoned army post involved in poaching

The Gibbon station,  (Koh Pao) received information about an abandoned army post being involved in poaching. The Ministry of Environment (MoE) officers broke down the door and found inside 2 home-made guns, 112 metal snares and 1068 hook snares. [...]

Sun Bear Station dismantle 135 snares

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.

Snares are the single greatest threat facing threatened species

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 [...]

Bird netting leads to extermination

The rangers from Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) freed one green pigeon from birds nets. "Tatai village, Koh Kong province, April 3, 2018 we received information about a house using nets to capture birds." said Ratislav, head ranger at Sun [...]

Asian Elephant Station rangers removed 80 animal traps

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 [...]

The rangers helped villagers with a tractor stuck in the sand

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. [...]