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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 [...]

Rangers rescue a sambar deer from a hunter’s snare

While patrolling the forest, Wildlife Alliance rangers from the Veal Pi station discovered a sambar deer entrapped in a metal snare. The sambar appeared to have open wounds on his hind legs from struggling to escape but did not [...]

Cardamom Rainforest Protection – Bird netting

The Cardamom Rainforest Landscape covers 2,062,624 acres of dense monsoon forest, melaleuca wetlands, mangroves, and a vast network of rivers and estuaries that constitute the Ridge-to-Reef biosphere running from the slopes of the Cardamom Mountain Range down to the [...]

British Ambassador Bill Longhurst visited Steung Areng Community-based Ecotourism

This week British Ambassador Bill Longhurst visited a UK-funded project site, the Steung Areng Community-based Ecotourism (CBET) in Koh Kong province. He met representatives of the local community committee for the eco-tourism project as well as law-enforcement rangers. This [...]

Hunter camp deep in the Cardamom Rainforest Landscape

Veal Pi Patrol Station - January 22, 2018 The Forest guards successfully track down a hunter camp deep in the Cardamom Forest. The camp was dismantled and 2 lizards were found on site. The hunters escaped before the rangers [...]

Hundreds of animal traps, 2 motorbikes confiscated for rose wood transportation

Veal Pi Patrol Station successfully finished a 3 days long patrol in Koh Kong area protected park. They collected 280 animal traps, found one dead Hog Badger and one monkey cough in traps. 3 motorbikes were confiscated for carrying  rose wood [...]

Do you have chainsaw permit?

November 28, 2017 - Veal Pi Patrol Station / Thmor Bang district. One chainsaw and one motorbike were abandoned by a person at the view of our rangers. The possession of chainsaws is not illegal in Cambodia as long [...]

Wildlife Alliance Rangers discovered precious timber stock

3 Stations, 28 WA Rangers, 2 tonnes of RosewoodLast night, Chhay Areng Rangers Station discovered one tonne of rosewood hidden underground. Because nobody claimed  the illegal timber the MoE Officers started an investigation in order to identify the owner. The Rowswood [...]

High forest crimes are on the rise during the Water Festival celebration.

Nov. 12 at 2am. Rangers (from Trapeang Rung and Veal Pi stations) waited 24 hours to ambushed a driver who was illegally transporting 178kg rosewood in a silver Camry car speeding on National Road 48. The hot pursuit ended when [...]