Scientific name: Bubalus arnee
VN name: Trâu rừng
EN name: Wild water buffalo
Asia is recognized as a major market for poached ivory, and this demand is pushing elephant poaching in Africa to dangerously high levels.
We’d like to share an excellent new fact sheet published by the African Conservation Foundation, IUCN NL and the Environmental Investigation Agency (UK), which highlights the brutal poaching methods and issues of ivory supply and demand. It also includes action plan to save this giant species.
We’d like to share this great new fact sheet which provides an overview of the rhino poaching crisis, and supply and demand issues. It was published by the African Conservation Foundation, IUCN NL and the Environmental Investigation Agency (UK).
Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) has produced 2,000 puzzles promoting bear protection, which will be distributed to children in bear farm hotspot communities as part of ENV’s “End Bear Farming” campaign.
Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) has launched a new version of an online species identification resource with a friendlier interface and additional species. The improvements are designed to encourage greater public participation in protecting Vietnam’s wildlife.
School children scour over the poster looking for illegal activities to report to the local ranger. A telephone waits on the desk. One team of children count five violations; a macaque in a cage outside a café, a gibbon on a chain at a fancy resort, a hunter trying to shoot a langur in a tree, and a truck load of wild macaques heading for the Chinese border. But the other group is quicker, the group’s leader racing for the phone reporting what his team has discovered.