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Rare gaur found dead in national park

Rangers from O’Som headquarters in the South Cardamom Mountains National Park and Wildlife Alliance officials found meat which came from a rare gaur in the Phnom Kravanh section of the park in Pursat province, said a ranger on Wednesday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rare-gaur-found-dead-national-park

Shortage of rangers leads to abundance of poachers

Rangers in Cambodia’s Southern Cardamom National Park, local police officers, and residents, have found a hunting dog and two sacks filled with wild animals – mostly dead – after a search in Terk Laork village in Thmor Bang district’s Chi Phat commune. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/shortage-rangers-leads-abundance-poachers

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

According to Gray, the snaring crisis is worst in Vietnam and Laos, but is increasing in Cambodia – where he works – as well as Myanmar, Indonesia and Thailand. In some places – even protected areas – it is so bad that scientists talk of ...

Jeremy Hance
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2018/may/22/snares-southeast-asia-cambodia-vietnam-laos-tigers-elephants-saola

Banteng poacher arrested, pangolins rescued in separate busts

In two operations last week, Wildlife Alliance officials rescued three pangolins in Kampong Speu province and on Thursday arrested a banteng poacher alongside Military Police in the Cardamom Mountains. Following a two-week investigation into suspected wildlife traders, a team from the environmental NGO raided two ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon and Phak Seangly
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteng-poacher-arrested-pangolins-rescued-separate-busts

Complaint in Koh Kong over destroyed crops

Some 100 villagers in Koh Kong province’s Thma Bang district removed warning posts put up by environmental rangers and a conservation NGO around land that had been allegedly cleared by the residents since 2013 for farming, filing a complaint against the NGO for allegedly destroying ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/complaint-koh-kong-over-destroyed-crops

Wildlife Alliance celebrates zero poaching

To celebrate World Elephant Day today, the conservation group Wildlife Alliance (WA) celebrated its achievement of zero poaching of the Cardamom Rainforest’s Asian elephant population in the last decade, according to a press release on Wednesday. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28419/wildlife-alliance-celebrates-zero-poaching/

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