Equip Rangers to Protect Endangered Wildlife

by Wildlife Alliance
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Summary

Help save vital wildlife habitat in Cambodia's Cardamom Mountains by supporting rangers who patrol the forests to secure the survival of elephants, tigers, gibbons, storks, and other endangered species.
$30,000
total goal
$14,984
remaining
120
donors
5
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

The Cardamom Mountains face severe threats from wildlife poaching, illegal logging, land grabbing, and slash and burn farming. The effect is devastating on the rich local biodiversity and tropical rainforest. Wildlife Alliance supports rangers to protect this ecosystem, and strives restore the habitat through effective park management, patrols, and enforcement of policies to protect this jewel of Southeast Asia.

Solution

Rangers patrol rainforest, coastal mangroves, and rivers to stop wildlife poachers, forest fires, land grabbers, and illegal loggers. Teams also conduct vehicle checkpoints, dismantle charcoal kilns, remove wildlife snares, and rescue wildlife from poachers. Whenever possible, rescued wildlife is immediately returned back to their natural habitat.

Long-Term Impact

By securing the second-largest contiguous rainforest remaining in mainland Southeast Asia, you will help protect habitat for Cambodia's animals, and create jobs for Cambodians thereby helping to relieve poverty in the area.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.wildlifealliance.org/​
Jeff Corwin in helicopter above the rainforest
Cardamoms Forest Rangers

Organization Information

Wildlife Alliance

Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.wildlifealliance.org
Project Leader:
Chloe Lala-Katz
Communications and Finance Field Liaison
New York, NY United States
$15,016 raised of $30,000 goal
 
 
320 donations
$14,984 to go
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