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Our recent visit to see the gibbons released at Angkor Wat

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During my recent visit to Cambodia with fellow board member, Kari Barnard, we made a last minute decision to fly to Siem Reap to check on the progress of two gibbon families – the first to be reintroduced into the wild in Cambodia. Our trip lasted less than 24 hours but we were able to […]

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Why what we do matters…

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Every time I come back from Cambodia after visiting the animals and projects we support I’m re-energised and reminded of why all the work in fundraising and awareness building is so worth it! Let’s face it, very few people actually enjoy fundraising, but I find with my passion rekindled it’s just natural to tell the […]

Gibbons and langurs returning to the forests surrounding Angkor Wat

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The Angkor Temple Complex contains some of the oldest forests in Cambodia. During the 1980s and 1990s much of the wildlife living there have been driven out due to over-hunting. Our partners, Wildlife Alliance have been working relentlessly to rewild the forest, and many species are beginning to return. Read more at the Guardian…

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Wildlife trafficking and our national security

Our organisation is supported largely by people who love wildlife and nature and by some who appreciate that we fund poverty alleviation in areas prone to poaching. With the massive explosion of wildlife trafficking over the past few years, and increasing evidence that some of the profits are being used to fund activities of militant […]

Lucky’s recovery, online auction of her art

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For our first blog entry we thought it only fitting to let our readers know how grateful we are that our beloved elephant, Lucky, who is in the care of our partner charity, Wildlife Alliance at the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center in Cambodia, appears to be recovering from a life threatening illness which she […]