Luxury Timber logging Cambodia

Luxury timber is confiscated by Wildlife Alliance rangers patrolling the Cardamom Rainforest. The massive demand for luxury timber furniture from Thnung across South-East Asia is driving the illegal logging in these forests. The effective way to deter this is [...]

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 [...]

Phnom Tnout Wildlife Sanctuary – 5 men sentenced to prison

On Aug 23, 2018 Wildlife Alliance law enforcement unit conducted a patrol to Phnom Tnout Wildlife Sanctuary (Prey Romdeng area, Tabos village, Sdao commune, Sangkum Thmei district, Preah Vihear province). Wildlife Alliance rangers seized three mechanical buffalo carrying luxury [...]

Illegal international trade of luxury timber in Southeast Asia

Green Peafowl Station (Sre Ambel) is en route to conduct special intervention operations in Central Cardamom to crack down on the illegal luxury timber trade. The Rangers reached the remote area by helicopter. After hours of reconnaissance, one individual was apprehended and tried [...]

Luxury timber seized by Sre Ambel Rangers

Sre Ambel Patrol Station - February 07, 2018 - Bot Thor area, Bak Angroth village, Dong Peng, Sre Ambles, Koh Kong. The teams seized one vehicle loaded with luxury timber (Tnong sar). The 30 pieces , 0.47 m3 were abandoned [...]

4 tonnes of luxury timber seized by Wildlife Alliance Rangers

November 28, 2017 - Chambak Patrol Station / Krainghath village, Kompongseyla commune, Sihanoukville Province. Wildlife Alliance Rangers were tipped off about a person who was housing unauthorized timber. The MoE Officers discovered 64 pieces of "Thnong" for a total of 3.2 m3 . The [...]