Businesses join hands to fight wildlife crime Society

Businesses join hands to fight wildlife crime

Leaders from 25 business associations in central provinces have pledged to combat illegal wildlife consumption by adopting new programmes to shed light on wildlife crime and the myths about consumption that are driving the trade in Vietnam.
Binh Thuan faces high risk of forest fires Society

Binh Thuan faces high risk of forest fires

Over 150,000 hectares of forests in the south central coastal province of Binh Thuan are now on high alert for fires as it is in the peak of the dry season, according to the provincial Forestry Management Department on February 27.
National park guide talks to the birds Environment

National park guide talks to the birds

No one guards and protects Bach Ma National Park more zealously than the director of its service and environmental education centre who once hunted animals and cut down trees in the forest to earn a living. Today, Truong Cam, the only person who can "talk" with more than 100 kinds of birds, spreads his love of the forest to younger generations.
Deforestation ongoing in Binh Dinh province Environment

Deforestation ongoing in Binh Dinh province

Nearly 16ha of natural forests in Canh Thuan commune, Van Canh district, the central province of Binh Dinh, were recently chopped down, according to a report of the provincial forest protection branch.
Migrant pressure on Central Highlands Society

Migrant pressure on Central Highlands

A massive influx of migrants from remote northern provinces to the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region has put intense pressure on the local population and has hindered socio-economic development.
Rare primate handed over to Cuc Phuong park Environment

Rare primate handed over to Cuc Phuong park

A red-shanked douc langur (pygathrix nemaeus) was handed over to the Cuc Phuong national park in the northern province of Ninh Binh by forest rangers in Phu Loc district, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on August 14.