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10 Critical Actions to Combat Vietnam’s Illegal Wildlife Trade

Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) has published 10 Critical Actions for Combating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking 2020, an annual list of key interventions that ENV considers priorities in tackling the wildlife trade in Vietnam.   The release of the list coincides with the issuance of a new directive by the Prime Minister on July 23rd in response to [...]

Macaques Are Not Pets: ENV’s newest campaign comes to life on screen

Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) has released their newest campaign film, titled Macaques Are Not Pets, to tackle the widespread demand for macaques in Vietnam’s illegal pet trade. ENV’s “Macaques are not pets” campaign is their first to focus on macaques exclusively, and is a direct response to the rise in macaque crimes which have overwhelmed [...]

Tables Turn on Tiger Bone Users

Hanoi, July 29, 2020 – Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) has just released their latest Public Service Announcement (PSA) in celebration of International Tiger Day on July 29th. The PSA, titled Superstitious, brings the audience face-to-face with superstitions still common in Vietnam, some harmless, and others destroying Earth’s wildlife. Superstitious engages the audience through jovial […]

Never again! Taking steps to prevent the next pandemic

Hanoi, July 21, 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic has shattered the world, resulting in the loss of more than 600,000 human lives so far and putting the world’s population at risk. The pandemic has also wreaked havoc on the global economy, impacting commerce and trade, closing businesses, putting people out of work, and costing governments trillions [...]

Biodiversity Week: 16 Facts about Vietnam

Vietnam has been ranked the 16th most biologically diverse country in the world! Diverse ecosystems provide clean water, soil stability, buffers against storms and climate shocks as well as a basis for tourism. Biodiversity conservation is an essential component of achieving sustainable, resilient development. This Biodiversity Week we are celebrating Vietnam’s biodiversity status with 16 […]

Harsh prison sentences for wildlife criminals

Registered Wildlife Farm Busted for Laundering Wildlife On May 12, 2020, the Provincial People’s Court of Quang Nam sentenced Pham Thi Thuan to 5 years in prison and 60 million VND for laundering wildlife through her licensed wildlife farm in Thanh Binh district of Quang Nam province.  Two years ago, on May 8, 2018, authorities […]

Covid-19: Protect your health- DON’T consume wildlife

In response to the current pandemic affecting countries and economies across the globe, ENV has released a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) in Vietnam to highlight the health risks of wildlife consumption. The objective of the PSA is to mitigate further risk of zoonotic outbreak and accelerate an end to the sale and consumption of […]

Directive to Ban Trade and Consumption of Wildlife

The global Covid-19 pandemic has been linked to human contact with wildlife, prompting ENV to join 13 other nonprofits in Vietnam in an open letter to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urging for an immediate response to the wildlife trade. On March 6th, an official response was released stating that the Ministry of Agriculture and […]

ENV urges Vietnam’s Prime Minister to take action against wildlife trade amid nCoV outbreak

On February 16th 2020, ENV joined 13 other wildlife organizations in Vietnam in an open letter to Vietnam’s Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, urging for immediate and serious improvements to wildlife conservation laws. As the Coronavirus continues to spread worldwide and within Vietnam’s borders, it is imperative that Vietnam’s government take action to end the […]