Protecting Prey Lang Forest with Indigenous Kuy Partners

Protecting Prey Lang Forest with Indigenous Kuy Partners

Wild Earth Allies works closely with the indigenous Kuy community who have long been stewards of Cambodia’s Prey Lang Forest. The Kuy people, original inhabitants of this area, still depend on the forest for their primary livelihoods. Prey Lang forest is also home to...
Wildlife Monitoring in Prey Lang Forest

Wildlife Monitoring in Prey Lang Forest

An important element of our Cambodia team’s conservation work in Prey Lang forest is the installation of camera traps to monitor threatened wildlife species such as the Asian elephant. Prey Lang forest is one of the largest remaining lowland evergreen forests in the...
The Cultural Significance of Asian Elephants in Cambodia

The Cultural Significance of Asian Elephants in Cambodia

Asian elephants have been integral to Khmer culture in Cambodia for millennia. Elephants feature prominently in the extraordinary temples of Angkor in Cambodia’s northern province of Siem Reap. Historians estimate that over 6,000 elephants were used in the...
Tree Species of the Bald Hills Landscape

Tree Species of the Bald Hills Landscape

The Bald Hills savannas of the north-central Maya Mountains transition to pine-oak forests to broadleaved rainforests, resulting in a rich array of tree species across the landscape. Learn more about the ecological principles that explain these transitions in our...
The Success of the Women-Led Cooperative, Imbereheza Gahunga

The Success of the Women-Led Cooperative, Imbereheza Gahunga

Athanasie Mukabizimungu became a leader in her community in rural Rwanda when she championed a water project. It enabled effective rain water catchment while minimizing threats to gorillas from people entering the Volcanoes National Park for resource collection. This...