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Ministry renew pledge with Wildlife Alliance on environment policy

The Ministry of Environment and Wildlife Alliance have reaffirmed their commitment to intensify collaborations, working towards bolstering environmental protection through the implementation of a circular strategy. ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-renew-pledge-wildlife-alliance-environment-policy

Burning Homes in the Name of Conservation: NGO Wildlife Alliance Cracks Down on the Poor

The farmers of Knong Riel run when they see white faces. A white face, for many farmers, means staff from Wildlife Alliance, one of Cambodia’s leading conservation NGOs, have entered the northern edge of the Cardamom National Park where dozens of families grow cassava, corn ...

Jack Brook
https://cambojanews.com/burning-homes-in-the-name-of-conservation-ngo-wildlife-alliance-cracks-down-on-the-poor/

World Tiger Day: Call for reintroduction of tigers in Cambodia

On World Tiger Day, the Wildlife Alliance Cambodia issued a clarion call to all relevant institutions, urging them to focus on tiger conservation. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/world-tiger-day-call-reintroduction-tigers-cambodia

Rare wildlife species released at Angkor park attract tourists

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has collaborated with the Forestry Administration and the Wildlife Alliance on a project aimed at reintroducing wildlife to the Angkor Archaeological Park. Since its inception in 2013, the project has successfully released over 40 animals, representing more than 10 rare ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rare-wildlife-species-released-angkor-park-attract-tourists

High-ranking officials grabbing land, claims NGO

The most challenging task facing Wildlife Alliance is dealing with encroachment in the Cardamom mountain forest by high-ranking officials, its founder and CEO, Suwanna Gauntlett claimed. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501255083/high-ranking-officials-grabbing-land-claims-ngo/

Snared gaur calf freed from trap

A baby gaur was rescued by Wildlife Alliance on January 6 after being found trapped by a snare in Kampong Speu province’s Oral district. The Ministry of Environment said that the calf had suffered injuries to its right front leg and had been sent to the ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/snared-gaur-calf-freed-trap

Kingdom to sell more carbon credits

At the 27th UN climate change conference (COP27) in Egypt, Cambodia agreed to sell 15 million tonnes of carbon credits to international partners in order to offset their carbon emissions while reducing deforestation in the Kingdom through its REDD+ projects. ...

Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-sell-more-carbon-credits

Wildlife Alliance appreciates government’s decision on Phnom Tamao

Wildlife Alliance has expressed its appreciation for the decision of the Royal Government of Cambodia to cancel development projects at Phnom Tamao Widlife Rescue Center’s forest area in Bati district, Takeo province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501128696/wildlife-alliance-appreciates-governments-decision-on-phnom-tamao/

Wildlife group distressed by land clearing in Tamao

Wildlife Alliance (WA) expressed its dissatisfaction concerning the clearing of hundreds of hectares of land next to Phnom Tamao Wildlife Sanctuary by developer Leng Navatra Company into a gated community and resort. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501124332/wildlife-group-distressed-by-land-clearing-in-tamao/

Cambodia to import wild tigers

After decades of conflict and years of intensive poaching of tigers in Cambodia, the animals disappeared but the country is planning to reintroduce the “big cats” from India for release in protected areas, hoping to rehabilitate the extinct species. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501123059/cambodia-to-import-wild-tigers/

Wildlife Alliance rescues more than 72,000 species of wildlife from perpetrators

During its 21 years of mission in Cambodia, Wildlife Alliance has helped conserve wildlife and rescued more than 70,000 species of wildlife, some of which are extinct animals. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501030662/wildlife-alliance-rescues-more-than-72000-species-of-wildlife-from-perpetrators/

More than 19,000 snares removed at the Cardamom mountain

Wildlife Alliance rangers have removed more than 19,000 snares at the Cardamom mountain for the first nine months of this year. ...

Sun Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50974405/more-than-19000-snares-removed-at-the-cardamom-mountain/

Clouded leopard rescued from snare dies

A clouded leopard which was snared in Kampot province has died due to its injuries. Last week, the clouded leopard was removed from a snare in Teuk Chhou district and later taken in by local police. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50900525/clouded-leopard-rescued-from-snare-dies/

Wildlife increases and adapts in Angkor Archeological Park

Wildlife Alliance which works together with Apsara Authority and Forestry Administration in the “Bring Back Angkor” project has seen success in the last eight years in bringing wildlife back to the Angkor Archaeological Park. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50850705/wildlife-increases-and-adapts-in-angkor-archeological-park/

Endangered gibbons released into the wild

As part of an ambitious rewilding project in the forest surrounding the iconic Angkor Wat, a pair of endangered pileated gibbons were released yesterday by the  Apsara Authority, the Forestry Administration and conservation NGO Wildlife Alliance. This is the third pair of pileated gibbons that ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740974/endangered-gibbons-released-into-the-wild/

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

Ministry refutes NGO’s claim about cleared protected forest

The Environment Ministry yesterday refuted a claim by Wildlife Alliance that more than 200 hectares of mangrove forest had been cleared inside protected areas in Koh Kong province’s Peam Krasaop Wildlife Sanctuary. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720988/ministry-refutes-ngos-claim-about-cleared-protected-forest/

Wildlife Alliance patrol uncovers dead muntjac, illegal equipment

NGO Wildlife Alliance said the carcass of a red muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak) was found by Thmor Roung station rangers in Koh Kong province during a recent three-day patrol. During the patrol, the rangers released six wild chickens into the jungle and seized a mini-tractor carrying illegal ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wildlife-alliance-patrol-uncovers-dead-muntjac-illegal-equipment

Wildlife Alliance and rangers seize wild meat, snares

Thanks to support from Wildlife Alliance, forest rangers who have been patrolling Pursat province’s Rovieng area have seized wildlife meat and illegal hunting, trapping and snaring equipment. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wildlife-alliance-and-rangers-seize-wild-meat-snares

Virus prompts warning of meat consumption

Two wildlife NGOs yesterday issued separate statements calling on citizens to cease the trade and consumption of illegal wildlife amid fears stemming from novel coronavirus. The Wildlife Alliance in its statement said the virus, which infected more than 7,700 people in 18 countries, has been ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50685778/virus-prompts-warning-of-meat-consumption

More than 500 animals saved in Kampong Thom

NGO Wildlife Alliance, in cooperation with Forestry Administration officials and local authorities, on Friday rescued 526 wild animals from a store in Kampong Thom province. The shop, located in Stung Sen town’s Srayov commune, intended to sell the animals against Cambodian law. The rescued animals ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-500-animals-saved-kampong-thom

Rangers remove 266 snares from Koh Kong protected area

Rangers removed 266 snares from the Chhay Areng protected area in Koh Kong province’s Thma Bang district last week, saving wild boars that are most vulnerable to them and many other animals, said Wildlife Alliance Cambodia. Posting on its Facebook page on Tuesday, it said: ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rangers-remove-266-snares-koh-kong-protected-area

Large-scale logging halted in Kampong Speu, Pursat provinces

Police from Kampong Speu and Pursat provinces and officials from environmental non-profit Wildlife Alliance cracked down on illegal logging and wildlife poaching activities in the Phnom Oral Wildlife Sanctuary and the National Park in the Cardamom Mountains. A report from Wildlife Alliance posted on social ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/large-scale-logging-halted-kampong-speu-pursat-provinces

Illegal bird netting in Koh Kong destroyed

Some 3,200m of netting used to illegally poach birds was destroyed by Stung Prot and Wildlife Alliance forest rangers on Tuesday after they were discovered laying in mangrove growth south of the Cardamom Mountains. Southern Cardamom Forest Protection Programme field coordinator Dragos Ionescu said on ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-bird-netting-koh-kong-destroyed

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