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Elephant Poaching: Vanishing Giants

  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 […]

Facts and Fiction: the Rhino Horn Trade

  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).  

Bear protection puzzle to promote ending bear farming in hotspot communities

  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.  

New Primate Poster Shows the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  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 […]

Marine turtle identification resource

Marine turtle identification resource An easy-to-use resource from seaturtle.org for identification of the world’s eight marine turtle species.

Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Identification Resource

Tortoise and freshwater turtle identification resource This updated version of the “Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Identification Resource” (in Vietnamese language) was released in April 2012 by ENV, Cuc Phuong Turtle Conservation Center (TCC) and the Asian Turtle Program (ATP). It includes information on 25 species of tortoise and freshwater turtle in Vietnam that are protected […]

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 […]