Thailand pilots new forestation plan World

Thailand pilots new forestation plan

The Royal Forest Department of Thailand is introducing a new forest plantation model that it says can cut costs while creating more green space.
Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste Environment

Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste

The Cham Islands’ Marine Protected Area (MPA) management board, in cooperation with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has launched a new garbage sorting programme as part of efforts to reduce plastic waste in Vietnam.
Poachers imprisoned for killing rare langurs Environment

Poachers imprisoned for killing rare langurs

The Con Cuong district People’s Court in the central province of Nghe An has sentenced five local poachers to a total of 13 years and six months in prison for violating regulations on protection of endangered, precious and rare animals.
Agriculture ministry, IUCN work to protect saola Environment

Agriculture ministry, IUCN work to protect saola

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) signed a cooperation agreement in Hanoi on March 28 on the building of a protection and breeding programme for the saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet.