3,696 km run to protect tigers, rhinos, bears, and turtles from the wildlife traditional medicine trade

Hanoi, November 6, 2022 – Yesterday, Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV), in collaboration with event organizers, Sporting Republic, hosted the 7th Hanoi Half Marathon “Run for Wildlife” at Ciputra Hanoi International City. This event was specifically aimed at encouraging the public not to consume traditional medicines (TM) made from wild animal parts. This year, …

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ENV’s latest PSA reminds public of health risks posed by restaurants serving wildlife

Hanoi, November 1, 2022 – Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) has released their 52nd Public Service Announcement (PSA) to date, depicting the health risks posed by dining in a restaurant where questionable wildlife meat is served and urging the public to avoid such establishments, thereby helping to avoid another global pandemic. In the short …

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Law enforcement responsiveness to publicly reported crime remains strong but success rate decreases in 2021

Hanoi, October 19, 2022 – Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) has once again released The Law Enforcement Responsiveness Report, which has highlighted actions taken by authorities in response to wildlife crime reports in the 62 provinces that received publicly reported crimes (excluding only Bac Lieu) in 2021 In 2020, ENV initiated the Responsiveness Reporting …

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The Hanoi Half Marathon is back, raising awareness on the issue of traditional medicine made from wildlife

Hanoi, Vietnam, 29 September 2022 – The 13th edition of the Hanoi Half Marathon (formerly the Song Hong Half Marathon) returns after a four-year hiatus. The race will take place on November 6th, with a new route featuring the entire run course inside Ciputra Hanoi International City. Sporting Republic has once again partnered with Education …

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First-ever wildlife travel guide launched in partnership with Where in Vietnam

On Wednesday, August 31st, Where in Vietnam (WIV), in cooperation with Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV), released a new Vietnam Wildlife Guide to provide tourists and expats with the top spots to safely observe nature and Vietnam’s wild animals. Make your trip more meaningful by tapping into the often-overlooked biodiversity that Vietnam has to …

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Vital resource for turtle identification distributed amongst authorities, national parks and wildlife rescue centers in Vietnam

Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) and long-time partner, the Asian Turtle Program (ATP), printed and released 1,500 copies of the 2022 Vietnam Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Identification Book. In light of the ongoing and serious level of illegal turtle and tortoise trade in Vietnam, this key resource provides guidance to authorities and rescue centers …

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USAID, MARD Launch New Project to Combat Wildlife Trafficking, Agree to Partner on Addressing Climate Change in the Mekong Delta

Hanoi, June 13, 2022 – Today, in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), and with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman joining, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new project to help Vietnam control the increasingly serious wildlife trafficking situation. The $15 million, five-year project, called Saving …

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