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.” [...]

The elephant with a prosthetic foot

Chhouk with forest patrol elephant Post by Nick Marx, Director of Wildlife Programs It is 11 years ago we rescued Chhouk from the Srepok Wilderness Area in Mondulkiri, as an orphaned elephant calf. One never knows where [...]

Do you enjoy civet poop coffee?

Another civet was found dead in snares While on patrol, the Siamese Crocodile Station (Chhay Areng) rangers found a dead civet trapped in a snare. On the same day, the rangers collected 23 other snares from the forest. Snares are [...]

Snares are lethal weapons that trap and kill animals

While on patrol, Siamese Crocodile station (Chhay Areng) dismantle 40 animals traps from the forest floor. A simple brake cable for motorbikes can kill a tiger, a bear, even a young elephant in Southeast Asia. Local hunters use these [...]

#Snared

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.” A [...]

The rangers found four hunting camps

In order to reach remote areas of the Cardamom Rainforest, Wildlife Alliance rangers often go on multi-day patrols, spending their nights camping in the forest. While on one of these long patrols, the Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) rangers [...]

Rangers find 109,217 snares in a single park in Cambodia

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.” [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]