Poaching and logging crackdown inside Cardamom National Park protected area

September 23, 2018 - Koh Kong Wildlife Alliance Rangers raided two illegal settlements built inside the Cardamom National Park protected area. Our forest protection team received information from private sources that the settlements and their occupants had been conducting forest [...]

GPDS Anti-Poaching Unit fast intervention

The Global Park Defense System (GPDS) team, funded by Jeff Morgan (Global Conservation), is a specialized ranger unit that uses technology to bolster conservation. The ranger unit utilizes trail cameras in the forest that send pictures and videos to the rangers in real-time, to monitor and intercept [...]

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 [...]

Phnom Tnout Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Alliance intervention UPDATES

May 16, 2018 - Phnom Tnout Wildlife Sanctuary   The teams raided 2 villages situated inside the Phnom Tnout Wildlife Sanctuary and confiscated 3 chainsaws, 2 home made guns, 2 sets of equipment used for electric fishing, and 220 animal snares. Because the villagers decide to cooperate [...]

Hunters of Endangered Banteng Caught in the Night

Late last night, Wildlife Alliance received a call from a concerned citizen who heard gunshots in the forest. Before hearing more details, Wildlife Programs Director, Nick Marx, immediately knew it was people hunting banteng – an Endangered species of [...]

1 Patrol. 150 Snares. Evidence of a Conservation Crisis.

It has been called a crisis by experts across conservation the field and a day’s patrol with Wildlife Alliance rangers proves no different. On a single patrol, rangers from the Veal Pi station removed 150 snares from the [...]

Huge quantities of traps for Critically Endangered pangolin removed from the forest

On February 5, Wildlife Alliance rangers from the Veal Pi station removed 650m (2,132ft) of pangolin nets from the forest. Due to the elusive nature of pangolins, poachers cannot easily catch the animals themselves so they set traps. Poachers [...]

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 [...]

World Pangolin Day 2017

  This Saturday we are celebrating the 6th annual World Pangolin Day! Pangolins are the most trafficked mammal in the world, with conservative estimates suggesting that at least 10,000 pangolins are trafficked each year. Despite this conservation crisis, most people [...]