ENV in the News

Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) has been featured in news articles and publications since our inception in 2000 as a way to educate the public about wildlife conservation efforts, both in Vietnam and internationally. We hope you enjoy reading about ENV in the following publications! To work with ENV on a news story, please contact internationalcomms@env4wildlife.org. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Summary of Tiger Trade Investigation Finding Vietnam 2010

In 2009, Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) initiated a 12 month investigation in Vietnam aimed at examining links between tiger farming and illegal trade. In addition, we sought to develop a better understanding of the illegal trade networks and the key individuals who are responsible for the bulk of the illegal tiger trade in […]

Pangolin Trade Synopsis June 2011

There are two species of pangolin native to Vietnam, the Chinese pangolin (Manis pentadactyla) and the Sunda pangolin (Manis javanica). The Chinese pangolin inhabits the northern regions of the country, whereas the Sunda pangolin is found in the south. Both of these species are listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, with wild populations […]

Summary of tiger seizures 2006-2013

The following summary of tiger seizures for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2013 was compiled by Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV), in order to ensure that accurate data for Vietnam is made available for use in addressing tiger trade enforcement issues regionally. ENV_Summary_of_Tiger_seizures_2006_2013


The following analysis is based upon records available to the SSN Big Cat Working Group and ENV which indicate that since the start of 2000, at least 5,786 Asian big cats have been identified in trade globally, of which 22 percent (1,247) were tigers from both wild and captive sources. It is likely that these totals […]

End Tiger Trade Now

This film was produced by the International Tiger Coalition (ITC) to raise awareness about the critical threat to Asia’s tigers resulting from hunting and trade. In 2008 ENV produced a Vietnamese narrated version of this film which aired on national TV and is used in our awareness and training programs.

Tạm Biệt Rùa/ Goodbye Turtle

Tam biet, Turtle (Goodbye Turtle) was produced by ENV, the Vietnam-based Asian Turtle program and Cuc Phuong National Park to raise awareness to protect Vietnam’s turtles. This short film follows the perspective of a turtle caught by a hunter and sold to a wildlife trader, and then transported north across the border to the market […]

An analysis of Wildlife farming in Vietnam

Commercial wildlife farming is the practice of raising and breeding wildlife species in captivity with the goal of harvesting animals or animal products for commercial profit (WCS, 2008). There exists a distinction between farming animals for commercial purposes and breeding wild animals for conservation purposes.  This report only focuses on commercial wildlife farming. Throughout the […]

WCB 2020 – ISSUE 1

Wildlife Crime Bulletin 2020– Issue 1 For download and reading more, click below: WCB No.1 2020 (Mar. 16, 2020)

PSA – Make bear bile extraction a nightmare of the past

Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) releases its latest Public Service Announcement (PSA) to address the brutal bear bile farming industry that has depleted Vietnam's forests for many years. The bear owner in the film is like many bear owners in Vietnam, and his decision to release his bear to a sanctuary is no longer [...]