Vietnam

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 …

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Don’t do it!

The very real human cost of illegal wildlife trafficking resulting from heavier prison sentences is brought powerfully home in Education for Nature – Vietnam’s newly released Public Service Announcement, Don’t do it!

Achievement Awards presented

Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) today presents the Outstanding Achievement Awards for Wildlife Protection to recognize the class-setting work of Vietnam’s law enforcement agencies and legal system.

Pangolins are beyond precious

Pangolins are the world’s most illegally trafficked mammal on the planet. Each one is beyond precious in the grand scheme of conservation. Happy to report, then, that ENV has been able to rescue five live pangolins this year so far. And all thanks to the public contacting the ENV wildlife crime hotline! Clearly, the hotline …

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When September comes

The numbers are just in for September and they make for healthy reading. A big thank you is due to the members of the public who used our toll-free wildlife crime hotline to report these violations. Here is a breakdown our ENV’s September: 18 – live animals confiscated, comprising two otters, a python, seven macaques, …

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People for Rhinos appeal launched

Rhinos are on the knife edge of extinction, driven in large part by consumer demand for rhino horn in Vietnam. Together we can rewrite the rhino story and ensure there is another chapter, not an ending. Support ENV’s consumer demand reduction work by donating to our People for Rhinos appeal: http://bit.ly/people4rhinos We are People for …

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Success in court

An appeal court in Hanoi has upheld the sentence of a major player in Vietnam’s illegal tiger trading. Pham Duc Hoa was busted last year in the capital’s Long Bien district along with three others while transporting a dead tiger. He will continue to serve his 15 months sentence based on the appeal verdict. The …

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