Two baby gibbons rescued

This little pair of gibbons have found comfort in each other after coming together from very different, but tragic circumstances.  The little male Pileated Gibbon (left) came into our care through the illegal pet trade which is rampant in Southeast Asia. The female Yellow Cheeked Gibbon (right) was found in the forests of the north […]

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We need your vote!

For the Animals is honoured to have been shortlisted to win a grant from Australian Ethical Investments.  The grant would provide $20,000 for food, medical care, staff and tracking equipment for the Wildlife Release Station in the Southern Cardamom Mountains.  More than 500 projects were submitted for consideration and 30 were shortlisted.  Voting by the […]

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Profile of an anti-poaching patrol ranger, Mr. Chan Bros

My name is Chan Bros. I am 56 years old from Cham Sla village, Chi Phat commune, Thmor Bang district, Koh Kong village. I have 4 children (3 females). Before joining with the Community Anti-Poaching Unit (CAPU), I used to work with one NGO on Carbon stock project. I worked with them to measure carbon […]

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Donor story: join a field visit for the trip of a lifetime

I have just returned home from an incredible week on a “Behind the Scenes Tour” with For The Animals, an Australian charity that funds conservation field projects in Southeast Asia protecting endangered wildlife and their habitat. Currently their main project and field partner in Cambodia is Wildlife Alliance (WA). Meeting the Community Anti-poaching Unit. Wildlife […]

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Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre featured on the The Travel Show, BBC

This is a short video by the BBC on the work being done at the Wildlife Alliance Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre to rehabilitate and release animals that have been rescued from the pet trade. Just a small monthly donation will help ensure this critical work supported by For The Animals continues. DONATE NOW

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Confessions of a conservation insider

Once upon a time I was a wildlife conservation ‘civilian’ and was really confused about how I could help animals in the most effective way. I used to get mailings with pictures of all sorts of animals that had been rescued from one place or another, sometimes I even got cool things like stickers or […]

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Our recent visit to see the gibbons released at Angkor Wat

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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Community Anti-Poaching Patrol Unit in Chi Phat

Two weeks ago, Rebecca and I visited the field projects in Cambodia. During our visit we announced FTA’s support for the continuation of the successful Community Anti-Poaching Unit (CAPU) project. Last year the unit  removed over 1,000 deadly snares near the Wildlife Rehabilitation Station and also interrupted several organised poaching and logging operations.  The project […]

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Why what we do matters…

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 […]

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