Rangers free bird from hunter’s snare

On October 17, rangers from the Sun Bear (Veal Pi) Station rescued an Asian koel from a hunter’s bird net. These plastic “walls of death” indiscriminately trap not only many bird species, but also mammals including pangolins, civets, boars, [...]

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 [...]

Python released back into the wild – VIDEO

Sun Bear station rangers released a 10 kg Burmese Python back into the wild. The reptile was confiscated from a village in Veal Pi area. The Burmese Python (Python bivittatus) is one of the biggest snakes in the world, these powerful [...]

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 [...]

Bird netting leads to extermination

The rangers from Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) freed one green pigeon from birds nets. "Tatai village, Koh Kong province, April 3, 2018 we received information about a house using nets to capture birds." said Ratislav, head ranger at Sun [...]

Baby macaque brought to Phnom Tamao nursery

A group of tourists called the Wildlife Crime Hotline to ask for help with a baby macaque found as an orphan next to their guest house. It has now been taken to Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center by the [...]

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 [...]

Wildlife Alliance rangers intervened in a car explosion on Road 48

A minivan loaded with gas canister caught fire on Road 48. Wildlife Alliance rangers from the Forests Fire unit intervened immediately and put down the fire. The driver was brought to the hospital in Koh Kong. [...]

Illegal timber transportation caught by Veal Pi rangers

February 26, 2018 - Veal Pi patrol station Last night, February 26, the teams follow an information about illegal timber transportation.  Ministry of Environment officials found 95 pieces of construction timber. The truck was confiscated as state property and [...]