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‘Barbaric’ snares are wiping out Southeast Asia’s wild animals – CNN

(CNN) Across Southeast Asia, wild animals are being hunted out of existence to feed growing demand for bushmeat, according to conservationists.Thomas Gray, science director with conservation group Wildlife Alliance, which operates in Cambodia, says that snares -- simple traps made of wire and [...]

H.E. Say Samal, Minister of Environment – visit at Phnom Tnout Wildlife Sanctuary

SPONSOR A RANGER STATION FORESTS PROTECTION PROGRAM Our forest rangers work tirelessly to protect some of the world’s most endangered animals in one of Southeast Asia’s [...]

One of the greatest threats facing wildlife in Southeast Asia is unsustainable levels of hunting

One of the greatest threats facing wildlife in Southeast Asia is unsustainable levels of hunting. Wildlife Alliance has rescued over 200 civets from the illegal wildlife trade. However, the international demand remains high and we are seeing civets disappear [...]

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 [...]

Hunting the Hunters

Poaching threatens wildlife across Cambodia. In the last 12 years, Wildlife Alliance Rangers removed in total 155,494 snares from the forest floor. Snares are lethal weapons that trap and kill wild animals. Outside the wet season, hunting intensity is [...]

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 [...]