What You Need to Know about Civet Coffee

Kopi Luwak, the world’s most expensive coffee, has become an international sensation. This exotic coffee sells for $30-$100 per cup and $100-$600 per pound. Retailers of this coffee market it as a rare product sourced from wild civets’ feces. They [...]

Civet rescued from the Kopi Luwak coffee industry

Kopi Luwak coffee victim - Another civet was found in snares While on patrol, rangers from the Siamese Crocodile Station (Chhay Areng) found a live civet trapped in a snare. On the same day, the rangers collected 128 other snares [...]

The rangers saved 2 civets from the Cruel Coffee Trade

This morning, the Green Peafowl Station (Sre Ambel) rangers saved two civets from the cruel Coffee Trade (stay tuned for their release). The wildlife  trafficker escaped by fleeing into the forest after throwing the bag containing the civets on the ground. [...]

Fresh pineapple for disastrous results

Chambak Patrol Station dismantled 87 traps specially design to catch one of the most coveted mammal. Chan Hong, the head ranger from Chambak Patrol Station said that the hunters are trapping the civets by tempting them with fresh pineapple and the [...]

Profits from Nature

I am Suwanna Gauntlett. I would like to share with you the challenges that I encounter in my job, protecting wildlife and rainforests in developing countries. I work in locations where action is needed the most, where wildlife is being [...]

Only 20 Days Left to Save Civets from the Cruel Coffee Trade

The growing international demand for Kopi Luwak, the world’s most expensive coffee, is driving an inhumane and illegal trade of civets.  The coffee was originally produced by collecting the coffee cherry pips from the feces of wild civets who would [...]